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Dr. G. Venkat (BT-AE, ’92), Serial Entrepreneur

Venkat is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and author who is a true technology enthusiast.  He is a Venture Partner at Naya Ventures where he identifies and invests in early stage startups. He helps portfolio companies with corporate strategy, technology strategy and revenue models. His areas of focus include AI & machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), distributed computing, big data & analytics, cloud and mobility. Venkat serves as an advisor to several startups and is a board observer and strategic advisor to HyperVerge, KeepTrax, DocSynk and TeleStax.  Venkat launched an eLearning platform recently called bitWise that is applying AI and ML to adaptive and personalized computer science education for students in Grades K – 12.  Venkat holds a B.Tech. degree from The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-M), Madras, India, MS and Ph.D. (ABD) in Interdisciplinary Studies (Computer Science and Aerospace) from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa