Karl Mehta (EdCast)

DeVry University - 6600 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont, 94555
Fremont
Thu, Oct 1, 2015, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform company and former venture partner at Menlo Ventures, a leading VC  firm of Silicon Valley with over $4B under management. 

Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s largest payment network. Karl also served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, selected by the Obama Administration during the inaugural 2012-13 term. He was recently appointed by Governor Brown to the Workforce Investment Board of the State of California. In 2010, Karl won the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from Ernst & Young for Northern California. Karl is on the boards of Simpa Networks and on the advisory board of Intel Capital and Chapman University’s Center of Entrepreneurship.

Karl is founder of several non-profit's including Code For India (http://CodeforINDIA.org), Skill Up India (http://SkillUpIndia.org) and Grassroots Innovation (http://grassrootsinnovation.org ). He is author of upcoming book, 'Financial Inclusion at the Bottom of the Pyramid”(http://www.openfininc.org

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  • Karl Mehta

    Karl Mehta

    EdCast

    Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform company.

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  • When

    Thursday, Oct 1
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    DeVry University
    6600 Dumbarton Cr.
    94555 Fremont

    DeVry University
    6600 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont94555

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