Pravin Gandhi - Independent Director
Mr. Gandhi is Managing Partner of the SEED Fund, an early stage venture capital fund and is also on the Board of several public and private technology companies in India. He is also president of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) Mumbai, a global non-profit organisation focused on promoting entrepreneurship in India.
As an entrepreneur since 1971 and an active private equity investor in the Indian technology sector, Mr. Gandhi formed one of the first India-focused equity stage venture capital funds, Infinity Venture Fund.
As co-founder of Hinditron Computers Private Limited, Mr. Gandhi played a key part in the merger of Hinditron and Digital Equipment Corporation to form Digital Equipment India Limited.
Key previous positions held include: Director on the Board of Digital Equipment India Limited; President of the Manufacturers Association of Information Technology, and member of the executive council of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) - a trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT software and services industry in India.
Mr. Gandhi holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, New York.