Kiran Deshpande is an accomplished leader and Angel investor with a 3 decades of experience leading several large organizations and growing several start-ups to profitable business. He was the co-founder and President of Mojo Networks, which was acquired by Arista Networks in 2018. Prior to that Kiran was the Managing Director and CEO of Mahindra British Telecom (MBT) and has held several leadership positions in companies such as Tata Consultancy services (TCS), IMR etc. Kiran serves on the Board of several start-ups and is also President of TiE Pune, where he mentors severalstart-ups in Pune area..
Amar Maletira is a seasoned executive with more than two decades of broad leadership experience in business, sales, finance and corporate development in the technology industry. Currently, he serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VIAVI (formerly JDS Uniphase)- a leading global Test & Measurement, and Optical Security Performance company. Prior to VIAVI, Maletira was at Hewlett-Packard where he held a series of executive positions including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Americas Enterprise Services, CFO for Application services and Director of Investor Relations. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, Maletira served as COO for a start-up IT consulting company in Michigan and led sales teams at Siemens and HCL in India. Maletira was recognized as the CFO of the Year-2016 by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Institutional Investor Magazine through a 2019 survey of equity investors, ranked Maletira as the #1 CFO for midcap companies in the Technology, Media & Telcom sectors in the US.