US-ATMC (EE402T) Seminar

Entrepreneurship in India: Opportunities for Building Local and Global Business
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
Skilling Auditorium
Dinesh Katiyar (Accel)
Abstract / Description: 

Dr. Dinesh Katiyar joined Accel in 2011 and focuses on early-stage, cross-border (US-India) companies.

Dr. Katiyar led Accel's investments in Mindtickle, Paxata, Yakit and Simility. Prior to Accel, he co-founded iLeverage (acquired by E.piphany), SayNow (acquired by Google), and was the CEO of Small Device (acquired by Digital Chocolate). He also held positions with Sun, Motorola and Citrix.

Over the course of our 9 week public seminar series, we will explore the most recent trends, patterns, and challenges of entrepreneurship in Asia and their relevance to Silicon Valley and the U.S. Guest speakers include entrepreneurs, investors and mentors, and other experts on the current entrepreneurial ecosystems of major Asia economies.


Dr. Katiyar grew up in Zambia, Africa (and later, Mumbai) and graduated from IIT Kanpur. He has a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford.