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- Napoleon Bonaparte

About Myself

About Myself

I have been an entrepreneur for most of my professional career. I founded and acquired three technology businesses, raised venture funds and made successful exits.In late 2005, I took time off from corporate role to advise entrepreneurs, invest as an Angel Investor and work in Public Policy Domain with various government and industry organizations.

Education

IIT Kanpur - 85-89 (B Tech.)

Tokyo University - 89-91 (MS)

Professional

Kajima corporation - Tokyo(91-95)

Entrepreneurial

96-98 - Tekelec India - Subsidiary of Tekelec USA 

98-01 - Acquired Tekelec India, Renamed as Tenet Technologies

2001 - Raised PE from Citi Corp, NY

2003 - Sold Tenet to Hughes (which was acquired by Flextronics and subsequently KKR)

2005 Took Time off from corporate roles

Other Ventures/Investments

99-00 - India's first Travel Portal – Traveljini which was sold to - ICICI Ventures

2006- Organic food business  

2007 - A DELI venture  

Other Technology Ventures

Industry & Government

Founder Trustee – SAHYOG – Indian Council for Public Private Partnership

CII- South – Co-Chair - Infrastructure & Convener– SUMINFRA-2007

Member – Empowered Committee on Infrastructure – Govt. of Karnataka

Advisor – Rajasthan Mission on Livelihood, Govt of Rajasthan

Charitable Initiatives,

Charter President – Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor (Dist – 3190)

Founder Trustee - Pragati Charitable Trust - An Environment Conservation Initiative

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