D founded xAd in 2009 with the goal of conquering the mobile-local search and advertising markets in the U.S. For over a decade, D has found new ways to leverage technology and to improve business models for entrepreneurs and innovative companies. He previously developed new technologies for Nokia, as well as co-founded RockeTalk (www.rocketalk.com), India’s fifth-largest mobile traffic site, and Kadonk (www.kadonk.com), the top Microsoft Project Viewer. He was named TeleFusion’s “Technology Leader of the Year” and was nominated as Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year.” D sits on the board of directors at xAd and Kadonk, and is a member of Veracity Wireless’ advisory board.
D holds specialized management/entrepreneurship degrees from UC San Diego, and HUT, Helsinki, Finland. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from DAVV, India, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Delhi University, India.