Asish Law, Ph.D., President/CEO, Tech Startup Expert
Dr. Asish Law brings 20 years of industry experience as developer,
analyst, product manager, and CTO. Through his hands-on experience at
all levels, he works seamlessly with business, tech, and end users. In
these roles, he has delivered critical products with several Fortune 100
companies like Disney, Hilton, Bank of America, Farmers Insurance, among others. This unique ability enables Asish to understand client’s
business requirements and easily translate them to technical language.
He handpicks his project coordinators and mentors them to understand
user requirements, analyze them in-depth for gaps, accuracy and
ease-of-use, and finally coordinate with the tech team to deliver a
successful product. His keen focus on product quality, automation, and
“green” solutions has helped several startups advance from an
angel-funded to a fully- marketable product.
Asish Law received his B. Tech. (Hons) degree in Electronics from
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and MS/PhD degrees in
Computer & Information Science from The Ohio State University,
Columbus. From 1997 to 2004, he was also a visiting Computer Science
professor at UCLA and USC.
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Chaitanya Mudunuri, MBA, Tech Evangelist
Mr. Chaitanya Mudunuri brings over 14 years of experience in the
technology sector, working on venture capital investments, project
management, and business development in both the United States and
India. He participated in deal origination in the technology, media, and
telecommunications sectors in both the developed and emerging markets.
His focus offshore tech team is to drive the company's strategic
direction and to oversee all operations of offshore team. Mr. Mudunuri
has a successful track record of driving revenue growth for a company including experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development, channel development and strategic initiatives.
Prior to his financial services experience, he spent 10 years in IT
developing software products for world’s largest software companies; he
also offered consulting services to the Fortune 100 clients such as JP
Morgan Chase and Cisco in improving their business processes.
He has an engineering degree with distinction and MBA from University of Oxford.
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Bala Kairalisadanam, MBA, Ph.D., Analytics Guru
An accomplished, results-driven senior analytics professional with
over 2 decades of experience focused on delivering Growth Insights to
Fortune 500 companies.
Bala has led initiatives by leveraging expertise in consultative
selling, client relationship management, team building, research design,
analysis and presentation. He has a track record for exceeding sales
and profit targets that generated sales growth and profits through
out-of-box business problem solving, development of analytical tools and
introduction of new analytical products and solutions.
He has done B. Tech. (Hons) from Indian Institute of Technology,
Kharagpur, and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from
IRMA. He completed his doctoral course work at IIM, Ahmedabad and then
got awarded PhD in Marketing from LaSalle University, USA for his
frequently-quoted dissertation on 'Drivers of Loyalty for international
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Joy Prabhakaran, MS, Startup Coach
Joy brings over 25 years of industry experience as an entrepreneur,
developer, teacher, researcher and manager. He is a very hands-on
technology person who is working towards his PhD degree. In the last
five years, he has consulted with companies like Yahoo, Wipro and TCS
with a focus on image processing and video delivery. He has worked with
different companies like Honeywell, Technicolor, Xerox, On2 (a Google
company), Wipro and TCS in different roles. These roles have included
scouting for work, setting up of teams, providing technical leadership,
managing delivery and also creating new IP. Since the very beginning of
his career, Joy has also been involved with teaching. This has included
credit courses in different Engineering or MBA schools and also
Joy received his B. Tech. (Hons) degree in Electronics from Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and MS from Michigan Tech. Since
2011 he has been an Adjunct Professor at IIIT- Bangalore.
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