- Founder & CEO, InGage Group of Companies
- Technology Advisor, Tamilnadu Forest, Environment & Climate Department
- Advisor, Tamilnadu Drone Corporation
- Investment Committee, Tamilnadu Emerging Sector Seed Fund (Venture Capital)
Expert emerging technology professional with strong venture capital background with proven 30 yrs experience to identify attractive emerging industry sectors and specific companies for investment, communicate effectively with entrepreneurs, and deploy skills highly applicable to a venture capital or private-equity firm.
Key experiences/accomplishments in Emerging Technologies:
- Director, Intel Corporation & AMD, USA for 17 years driving microprocessors, smartphones, AI, augmented /virtual reality, & metaverse development teams.
- Founder & CEO of InGage group of companies (5 years), Chennai with the following
- InGage Tech: Immersive virtual reality simulators for the Indian Defense, Law enforcement Agencies and large automobile/manufacturing companies
- InGage Institute: Future skills training programs.
- ServeVis: Remote Visual Assistance platform for service technicians using AI, Augmented Reality and IoT.
- ReWin Health: World’s 1st digital therapeutics Healthtech platform for stroke & MSK rehabilitation using mobility, motion sensors & virtual reality
Key experiences/accomplishments in Venture Capital:
- Worked with the Intel Capital (VC) for 4 years assisting in the identification, closure and execution of ~ 25 investments in emerging technologies including healthtech, blockchain, gaming, mobility, AI, cloud, AR/VR worth $ 15 billion
- Raised ~ 50 crores for startup companies including InGage group of companies working with Angel investors & VCs.
- Deep knowledge in:
- Evaluating potential investments and developing comprehensive risk analysis reports.
- Investment screening framework & process
- Performing quantitative/financial analysis
MBA (Strategy & Finance) – Duke University (Fuqua Business School), USA, 2009
MASTERS of ENGINEERING (Computer Engg) – Tennessee Tech Univ, USA, 1997
BACHELORS OF ENGINEERING (EEE) – University of Madras (GCE – Salem),
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