The Team

Leadership

 

Umesh Sachdev, Co-founder, and CEO of Uniphore Software Systems, is a modern-day entrepreneur with patents in Speech Recognition Technologies. Being a young dynamic leader with pedigree from IITM, his undying commitment to new technologies has brought him global recognition for being the only Indian to be chosen among the 10 ‘Next Generation Leaders’ in 2016 by Time Magazine besides being a winner of India Edition of MIT Tech Review ‘Innovators Under 35’ and a Ted Talk speaker.

Umesh has extensive experience in the technology domain and was previously involved in setting up Singularis Technologies, a mobile theft security product which received global recognition. Umesh and Ravi Saraogi founded Uniphore Software Systems in 2008 aiming to extend the power of speech to revolutionize human-machine interaction and allow any software application to understand and respond to natural human speech.

In 2009, Umesh was identified as an innovative entrepreneur by the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Technopreneur Promotion Programme (TePP). He has authored various papers and developed several patent applications involving Speech Recognition and Voice Biometrics. He was also part of the organizing team at Proto.in, India’s first and largest showcase event that strengthens the startup ecosystem.

He is an alumnus of Jaypee Institute of Information Technology and Delhi Public School, RK Puram.


Chief Guru

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John Chambers is the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures. In his role, Chambers focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale, while also promoting the broader development of startup nations and a startup world. He invests in companies across categories and geographies that are leading market transitions, such as Airware, Aspire Food Group, Dedrone, OpenGov, Pindrop, Privoro, Sprinklr, and Uniphore. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Airware, OpenGov, Pindrop, and Sprinklr.

Prior to founding JC2 Ventures, Chambers served as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman at Cisco Systems.

In addition to investing in and mentoring startups, Chambers is focused on promoting entrepreneurship, gender equality, and accelerating overall new business creation around the world, as he believes that startups will be the core driver of economic growth and job creation in the Digital Age. Chambers is also the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), working closely with business and government leaders in both countries to create meaningful opportunities that have the power to change the lives of citizens.


Board of Directors

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Ravi

Umesh Sachdev, Co-founder, and CEO of Uniphore Software Systems, is a modern-day entrepreneur with patents in Speech Recognition Technologies. Being a young dynamic leader with pedigree from IITM, his undying commitment to new technologies has brought him global recognition for being the only Indian to be chosen among the 10 ‘Next Generation Leaders’ in 2016 by Time Magazine besides being a winner of India Edition of MIT Tech Review ‘Innovators Under 35’ and a Ted Talk speaker.

Umesh has extensive experience in the technology domain and was previously involved in setting up Singularis Technologies, a mobile theft security product which received global recognition. Umesh and Ravi Saraogi founded Uniphore Software Systems in 2008 aiming to extend the power of speech to revolutionize human-machine interaction and allow any software application to understand and respond to natural human speech.

In 2009, Umesh was identified as an innovative entrepreneur by the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Technopreneur Promotion Programme (TePP). He has authored various papers and developed several patent applications involving Speech Recognition and Voice Biometrics. He was also part of the organizing team at Proto.in, India’s first and largest showcase event that strengthens the startup ecosystem.

He is an alumnus of Jaypee Institute of Information Technology and Delhi Public School, RK Puram.


Advisors

Pankaj Patel was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Cisco Systems,Inc. Mr. Patel reported into the CEO as the Engineering head of the company’s $38 billion product and solution portfolio. He drove the business and technology strategy across Cisco’s Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, Mobility, Video, Collaboration, Data Center and Cloud offerings delivered by a global team of over 26,000 engineers.

Mr. Patel is a proven results-oriented and seasoned technology leader with 25+ years of experience developing highly scalable products and services by building and leading large, high-performance global engineering organizations, setting clear vision, directing strategy and delivering against goals. He is passionate about translating strategy to execution, and delivering the best experience for the customer.

Mr. Patel retired from Cisco in October of 2016 and now serves on the Board of Directors of several startups. He is focused on incubating, investing, and advising startups with their strategy, product development, and go-to-market as well as helping them scale. Patel is also a mentor and sponsor to numerous employees throughout the industry.

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