Gautam Lahiri

Chief Executive Officer
Passionate about bringing the best of TIDE to communities, partners, and institutions, Gautam leads the team in crafting scalable solutions that positively impact people and the planet.

Gautam believes there is a tremendous opportunity to discerningly use technology and solve some of the most pressing problems in the sector. Encouraging expansive thinking as a way of life at TIDE, he steers the organization’s mission to serve communities, create livelihood opportunities, and build resilience.

The opportunity to work at TIDE, Gautam believes, has been part of the fabric of his life’s intent and purpose – it allows him to work with a talented team, evaluate the macro environment, and align actions toward a sustainable future.

As CEO, Gautam reports to the Board and serves as a member of TIDE’s General body. Committed to strengthening TIDE’s vision, he is spearheading the organization into its 4th decade of operations

Gautam is an avid reader in his quest to understand the confluence of science & spirituality. He loves to trek in the Himalayas and enjoys music from rock to Rabindra Sangeet. Gautam and his wife are supportive of animal welfare causes and enjoy spending time with their pets.