Vinod Mittal is a self-made entrepreneur with diverse business interests. He grew up in Hisar and did his graduation in commerce from Kurukshetra University. He is the founder and Chairman of Balaji Group, established more than 25 years ago. The group is involved in the business of imports as well as the manufacturing of hardware and power tools. The group is also in real estate through cold stores, warehouses, and hotels.
He has an active interest in educational and social initiatives. He is the founder of Delhi Public School, Karnal, the founder of Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, and the founder of Singapore International School, Mumbai. He is actively involved in Bharat Vikas Parishad for various social and charitable services.