Vivek has over 30 years’ global experience and is currently Chairman of Axiscades, a leading integrated engineering services company listed on the Indian Stock Exchange. He is an investor and mentor to a number of startups including EnCloudEn, Wolken Software, Arthayantra and Golflan and is an advisor to Jupiter Capital.

Vivek holds six US patents, has published hundreds of articles and technical papers and has contributed to two books. His honours include the National Who’s Who for the United States, the Rotary Club’s Paul Harris Fellow Award, Public Relations Council of India’s Chanakya Leadership Award and IT Man of the Year, India 2016 award by Global Enterprise Connect (Dubai).

In the past he has held leadership positions in: Cisco Systems – President – Collaboration & Communication Group (2010-2014); Dell India – R&D Head (2005-2010); Portal Software Inc. – VP & MD (2003-2005); Ishoni Networks – VP & MD (2001-2003); Aavid ATTI USA – Founder (1997-2000); Fujitsu USA – Director of Marketing & Sales (1991-1996) and Hewlett-Packard USA – Senior Scientist (1986-1990).

Vivek is an alumnus of Stanford University (Executive Business Management Program); Queen’s University, Canada (Ph.D. Engineering Design); and National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, (BE – Awarded Gold Medal).