|UNC Chapel Hill, B.S.||2001|
Sahil, a tech-enthusiast and an entrepreneur, returned from the U.S in 2005, after almost 8 years to start a technology company in India, whilst also being the founder of a successful web design consultancy in the US.
While most people were concentrating on the BPO and outsourcing business, Sahil’s dream was to build a product that would provide value to thousands of businesses around the world, and most importantly, one that is conceptualized, developed and marketed from India.
Enthusiastic about new emerging technologies like Software As A Service (SaaS), Web2.0 and Web Marketing, Sahil’s previous work experience range in the US includes IBM Corp., Merscom, a visual e-commerce startup, Pyramis Studios, a multi-media company, and Clinical Tools, Inc. an e-healthcare company: all of these serving to enrich the depth of his knowledge of the web world.
Sahil holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science strain from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Founding Alumni Member of the Carolina Entrepreneurship Club, a member of the TiE India and the current Vice President (2008-09) of the American Alumni Association.
Sahil was instrumental in taking DeskAway to be one of the finalist products for Proto.in (Jan 2008) startup event.
Sahil has formed a well-rounded group of advisors around him who help with various issues concerning the business, technology and finance.
LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/in/sahilp VentureBeat - http://venturebeat.com/2009/02/21/entrepreneurs-in-india-keep-innovating-despite-the-downturn/