Startup Bootcamp Executive Committee
Startup Bootcamp shall be run completely by students of the college and shall consist of an Execu:ve Commiiee. The Execu:ve Commiiee shall undertake the day-‐to-‐day management of the Startup Bootcamp. The Execu:ve Commiiee shall comprise the following roles and their responsibili:es is as follows:
1) CEO- Chief Executive Officer
2) COO- Chief Operacting Officer
3) CMO- Chief Marketing Officer
4) CFO- Chief Financial Officer
5) CTO- Chief Technical Officer
6) CCO- Chief Creative Officer
7) CSO- Chief Social Officer
Addi:onally, the Bootcamp shall have representa:ve Vice Presidents from each class to
assist the Execu:ve Commiiee.
The Execu:ve Commiiee in associa:on with the staﬀ member(Nodal oﬃcer) nominated by the college management shall ensure that a VP is selected from all the classes in the college.
Executive Committee Roles & Responsibilities
The broad indica:ve roles and responsibili:es of the Execu:ve Commiiee members are detailed below. They may assume any addi:onal role as decided by the College Management or CEO of the Bootcamp.
I. Chief Execu6ve Oﬃcer (CEO):
The CEO is the head of the Execu:ve Commiiee and all the other members shall report to him/her. The CEO shall be responsible for the overall func:oning of the Bootcamp. It shall be the responsibility of the CEO to ensure that there is proper coordina:on between all the members and that the Bootcamp meets it’s quarterly, half yearly and yearly list of proposed ac:vi:es as per the Annual Plan. The roles and responsibili:es of the CEO is as given below:
1. Create, communicate, and implement the Bootcamp’s vision, mission, and overall
2. Lead the development and implementa:on of the overall Bootcamp’s strategy.
3. Leading, guiding, direc:ng, and evalua:ng the work of other execu:ve leaders
including CTO, CMO, CCO and members of the EC.
4. Formula:ng and implemen:ng the strategic plan that guides the direc:on of the Bootcamp towards crea:ng agents of change.
5. Overseeing the complete opera:on of the Bootcamp.
6. Evalua:ng the success of the Bootcamp
7. Represen:ng the Bootcamp for civic and professional associa:on responsibili:es and ac:vi:es in the local community, the state, and at the na:onal level. (Other execu:ve leaders shall bear responsibility for these ventures as interested or assigned as well.)
8. Demonstra:ng the leadership necessary to make the Bootcamp’s mission a success. This leadership includes providing leadership vision, leadership that airacts followers, and all other aspects of successful leadership
9. To liaise with the pilot incubator to explore the possibili:es of improving the func:oning of the Bootcamp and also introduce new programmes which are in alignment with the Bootcamp philosophy.
1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
2. The Truth About Leadership by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
3. The Seven Habits of Highly Eﬀec6ve People by Steven R. Covey
4. Endurance by Alfred Lansing
II. Chief Opera6ng Oﬃcer (COO)
The COO shall be responsible for the day-‐to-‐day opera:ons of the EDC in the college. He/she shall be directly responsible for all the innova:on and entrepreneurial ac:vi:es in the college. The roles and responsibili:es of COO is as given below:
1. COO shall be responsible to develop the opera:ng strategies to aiain goals set by Startup Village and the CEO of the Bootcamp.
2. COO shall work with the other members of the EC to monitor their work, not only ensuring each func:on stays on track to meet its goals, but also making sure each execu:ve commiiee member understands its role in rela:on to the other members.
3. To opera:onalise all the innova:on and incuba:on related ac:vi:es in the college
and to assist the startups with their incuba:on with the pilot incubator.
4. COO shall work with the student community in the college to ensure the Bootcamp meets its manpower requirements, including developing plans to maximize volunteer help. Knowing the ins:tu:ons talent pool, the COO shall determine which projects the ins:tu:on can pursue, making more eﬀec:ve decisions regarding the opera:ons of the Bootcamp.
1. Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
2. Give and Take by Adam Grant
3. The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer
4. Inﬂuence by Robert Cialdini
IV. Chief Technical Oﬃcer (CTO)
The CTO shall be the technical head of the Bootcamp and will be the centre point of all technical ac:vi:es in associa:on with Bootcamp. The roles and responsibili:es of the CTO is as given below:
1. To iden:fy the technical talent in the ins:tu:on and create and conduct group
oriented technology events.
2. To build a developer community within the college and ensure regular interac:on with Startup Village and the communi:es of other Bootcamps through Hackathons or Training Sessions.
3. Lay the founda:on for a technology oriented publica:on in the ins:tu:on.
4. To align with other Bootcamps and conduct two tech summits in a year, the theme
being decided by Startup Village.
1. The Pragma6c Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Andrew Hunt, David Thomas
2. Code Complete by Steve McConnell
3. Rework by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson
4. Inﬂuence by Robert Cialdini
V. Chief Financial Oﬃcer (CFO)
The CFO shall handle all the ﬁnancial details of the Bootcamp in conjunc:on with
the College Management or a representa:ve appointed by the Management. The CFO shall require the in-‐principal approval of the College Management or the representa:ve appointed by the Management for all the ﬁnancial approvals from the approved budget. The roles and responsibili:es of the CFO is as given below:
1. To maintain all the ﬁnancial records related to the Bootcamp.
2. To sanc:on funds required for the various events organized on behalf of the Bootcamp.
3. Prepare the quarterly budget for the Bootcamp in accordance with the events
planned for the corresponding quarter.
4. Explore and suggest venues of private funding partners for the Bootcamp to the CEO, for funding alterna:ves.
1. Accoun6ng for Dummies
2. The 80/20 Principle by Richard Koch
3. GeZng Things Done by David Allen
4. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldrai and Jeﬀ Cox
VI. Chief Marke6ng Oﬃcer (CMO)
The CMO shall be responsible for all the marke:ng and publicity ac:vi:es related to the Bootcamp. It shall be the CMO’s responsibility to ensure that any event organised under the aegis of the Bootcamp get adequate publicity both within the student community of the college and outside as well. The roles and responsibili:es of the CMO is as given below:
1. Publicise the events of the Bootcamp both within and outside the college and
ensure maximum par:cipa:on.
2. Ensure strong social media presence of the Bootcamp.
3. To evangelise all the events under the Bootcamp among the student community through weekly newsleiers, Bootcamp Blog, by leveraging social media and by any other means possible.
4. S:ck to the Startup Village Branding Guidelines at all events that may involve
publicity within or outside the ins:tu:on.
5. Maintain a proper database of resources in the college, both student assets and
6. Develop a pitch deck for external sponsorship and work with the CEO in pitching for
possible sponsorship from external sources.
7. Conduct two road shows every year showcasing the Bootcamp’s ac:vi:es and
1. Li[le Bets by Peter Sims
2. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
3. Crossing the Chasm by Geoﬀrey A. Moore
4. Selling the Invisible by Harry Beckwith
VII. Chief Crea6ve Oﬃcer (CFO)
The CCO shall be responsible for all the crea:ve outputs of the Bootcamp. The
roles and responsibili:es of the CCO is as given below:
1. To manage the branding of the Bootcamp. This includes Bootcamp logo design, webpage design, design of t-‐shirts and other accessories, event speciﬁc branding etc.
2. Develop an original video for a video compe::on across Bootcamps, the topic
being “Startup of You”.
3. To create and maintain a media library of the en:re ac:vi:es of the Bootcamp.
4. Build a team to handle all the crea:ve ac:vi:es of the college with the brand name
of the Bootcamp, leveraging all the available talent within and outside the College.
5. Showcase videos and the en:re media library as part of the Bootcamp Roadshow
1. Orbi:ng the Giant Hairball by Gordon MacKenzie
2. Crea:vity,Inc. by Ed Catmull
3. The Path Between the Seas by David McCullough
4. The Crea:ve Habit by Twyla Tharp
VIII. Chief Social Oﬃcer (CSO)
The Chief Social Oﬃcer shall be responsible for iden:fying the social issues, within the college and in the surrounding locality of the college. The roles and responsibili:es of the CSO are as given below:
1. Iden:fy social issues around the campus of the ins:tu:on and prepare a plan of
2. The plan shall be forwarded and tweaked during a discussion with bureaucrats.
3. Explore possible ways to solve local social issues without the involvement of the government through community par:cipa:on. Two social projects are to be implemented every year.
4. Prepare detailed report on the eﬀec:veness of the social ini:a:ve to be circulated
among the bureaucracy.
5. Work along with CMO, CEO and CSO to ensure the social ini:a:ve receives
coverage, branding and is represented well in the road show.
1. The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau
2. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein
3. Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money, and Community in a Changing World by Billy Parish
4. Crea6ng Room to Read -‐ A Story of Hope in the Ba[le for Global Literacy by John Wood