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Iowa State University, M.S. 1993
Computer Science
IIT, Kanpur, B.Tech. 1991
Computer Science

Current Companies

Founder & CEO
Publisher Advisory Board Member
Board of Advisors
Conference Chair for TiEcon
Board of Advisors
Executive / Consulting VP

Former Companies

VP, Marketing
Content Chair (2007, 2009, 2010)
CEO & Founder
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Jai Rawat

Jai is a successful serial entrepreneur and an investor, advisor and mentor to several startups. Jai has over 18 years of industry experience and has a track record and deep passion for creating exceptional online consumer products.

Jai’s first startup Obongo was the pioneer in single sign-on and online wallet technologies. It was adopted by several leading banks and created a reach of over 40m users. Obongo was acquired by AOL where Jai served as the director of product marketing working on several key initiatives with a reach of over 35m users.

He was also a founder of AirTight Networks, executive/consulting VP at TheFind, Trackle, myTriggers, BuySight and several other companies.

Jai holds a B.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and an MS in Computer Science from Iowa State University. He has won several awards and recognitions including being recognized as one of the top 10 South Asian business and technology leaders. He is a charter member of TiE Silicon Valley, Co-chair of TiE Internet SIG chair and holds 16 patents.

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