Serial Entrepreneur (3 exits – 2 in Silicon Valley and 1 in Bangalore). He is also a seasoned corporate executive (MD & VP level roles) at F500 corporations across the globe; such roles include MD & VP roles Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley & Merrill Lynch (NY); SVP Products at VerticalNet (SFO), Chief Architect at British Telecom (London); MD India, for ACI Worldwide (Bangalore).

Venkat is also an active Angel Investor and serves as a Mentor & Advisor to several startups (and as a Director in some). His current portfolio of 70+ startups (investments plus board & advisory roles) span a wide spectrum – AI, Blockchain, AR/VR, IoT, SaaS, Big Data & Analytics, FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, Cyber & Data Security, EV & Mobility, DeepTech, SpaceTech – as applied in several verticals including Financial Services, Education, Retail, Logistics, HealthCare, Telecom, Energy and Transportation.

He serves as an Advisor to select Funds, Incubators & Accelerators.