I'm currently focusing on growing Growth Champ, a social media agency that manages Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts for businesses and influencers. I've built 2 profitable companies before and have a successful exit under my belt. I love solving problems using technology, people and processes. I want to contribute to the advancement of the world.
Past: I ran multiple technology companies in the innovation training and internet publishing spaces, with facebook apps used by over 20 million people from over 100 countries, until the apps business got acquired by a large UK-based technology company. I have been named as one of the "Best Young Entrepreneurs" by BusinessWeek and have also received the Distinguished Young Alumni award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison called "Forward Under 40". I have been interviewed by CNBC, BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, India Today, The Hindu and quoted in publications like Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, and others. Business students learn about me through a chapter written about me in an MBA textbook used in 120 Universities around the world called "Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures" by Dr. Bruce Barringer and Dr. R. Duane Ireland. I have also been quoted in a book called "Innovative India" by Radhika Chadha and Parmit Chadha, have reviewed business books for Ken Tanner, and bestselling author Daniel H. Pink. I have made original contributions to both science and business, and have 8 U.S. patents. My patents have been used in the research work of companies like Hewlett-Packard (HP), AT&T, Motorola, Fuji Film, and many more, and my business and innovation related articles have been published in Rediff Business, and Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation & Leadership bulletin. I have also helped other entrepreneurs by providing advice and angel investment, and several of my investments have created new jobs and provided profitable exits.
Specialties: Consumer Internet, Web Applications, Ruby on Rails, Python, Google App Engine, Front End of Innovation, Start-Ups, Business Development, Brainstorming, Creativity, Prototyping, Public Speaking, Product Development, Service development