A place for startups and entrepreneurs to meet in Pune
We will have with us, Mr. Naren Bakshi, Chairman of International Venture Group to share his experiences and shed some light on "Silicon Valley Trends in coming decade: Technological Explosion to solve humanity's major problems expected: Times have never been better for entrepreneurs". He will also cover story of his own professional and personal transformations over the last 50 years.
Mr Naren Bakshi, is a graduate from Department of Mechanical Engineering, BIT Mesra (1959). He holds a MS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and MBA in Finance and Marketing, from University of California, Berkeley. He worked with some of the biggest corporates in USA like Standard Oil, British Petroleum, Ameritrust and TRW in senior Executive positions before starting his entrepreneurial journey at age 48. He founded Versata as his first venture where he served as Chairman and CEO. Versata went on to get listed on NASDAQ with US $ 2 Billion valuation in the year 2000. He also sits on the board of Liquid e-learning and is the advisor to ShopClues, Poshmark and ActiveScaler. His first venture Versata was highly successful and listed on NASDAQ at an initial valuation of $2 billion. Naren also is Chairman of the Board of Harbinger Real Estate Private Limited, in Jaipur.
Naren has served been involved in TiE since inception and has served ( 2004-2009) as Chair of Chapter Support and Development as TiE Global Trustees for TiE's 64 chapters in 14 countries and also as the Champion/Founder of TiE Rajasthan. Naren is President Emeritus and Trustee of the India Community Center ( www.indiacc.org) in Silicon Valley. In a way to give back to India; Naren has been spending 3-4 months in India since 2000 and was selected by the Obama White House to help set the agenda for the Obama visit in 2009.
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