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Ashit Patel

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Ashit Patel

Founding Member, Tech Advisory Group
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Ashit is an experienced software industry practitioner with experience leading engineering teams at startups and large companies. He is currently Director of Software Development at Salesforce.com. Prior to Salesforce, Ashit was VP Engineering at Kaviza, an innovative startup in desktop virtualization that was acquired by Citrix. In the past, he has held senior technical and management positions at Sun Microsystems and other startups. 

Ashit has an MBA from UC Berkeley, MS CS from the University of Iowa, and BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He has mentored entrepreneurs at Stanford StartX, Berkeley Skydeck startup accelerators, as well as social entrepreneurs from Ashoka.org.