CEO, Optimistix Ventures
Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Mentor, Idea Accelerator, Writer, Commentator, Twestival Champ, TiE Global Trustee, TiE President, TEDSter & TED Champion, Documentary Film buff, Techophile – Always seeking New Ideas, Technologies & Teams.
International citizen, lives in Dubai and spends time in India, Middle East and the US, besides creative detours worldwide.
Interested in Innovation, Startups, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Mobility, Wireless, Intelligent Buildings, Online Media….
Associated with – UGC, University of Jodhpur, Govt. of India, TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Indian Documentary Foundation, ProKraft Technologies/Retail, PairGain Technologies, adAPPt Technologies, ADC Inc., Bond Commn., GulfCom, Optimistix Ventures, Communicate2, Umundo Inc., Dubai Internet City, CloudAppers, IBPC Dubai, DCCI, Jodhpur City… at different stops of his professional life.
Founding Partner, The Smart Start Fund
CEO, Optimistix Ventures, Dubai * Chairman, GulfCom Group, UAE-India * Chairman, ProKraft Group, India
Member, Founding Board of Directors, Indian Documentary Foundation, Mumbai
Ex-Secretary General, Indian Business & Professional Council (Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dubai)