AshokRao

Serial Entrepeneur & Investor

- Serial Entrepreneur with various successful high technology start-ups of his own. Angel Investor and start-up consultant, mentor and board member.Chairman of Saviance Technologies Inc.
– Healthcare IT firm with several large pharma clients. Principal investor & Chairman of Adhesys Medical Inc. - Chairman of BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg, Germany and Houston, TX.

First Indian-Americans to take a company public on NASDAQ. Member of the  GOOSE Society of Texas (The Grand Order of Successful Entrepreneurs), founded by Silicon Valley legend Dr. Jack Gill & Compaq founder Rod Canion. Served 2 terms as Chairman of TIE Global - the world’s largest organization of entrepreneurs with over 14k members in 61 cities across 18 countries.

Was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Entrepreneurial achievement from his alma mater Marquette University. Received the  APAHA George H. W. Bush award for Arts Achievement. Was selected/voted one of the top 100 South Asians in America.

Motivational and Keynote speaker at numerous Global Conferences, Universities, Fortune 500 companies and various trade organizations.

BS in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi.  MS from Marquette University. Diploma in Financial Management from the London School of Economics.