Mr Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder, iSpirit Foundation

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Sharad is one of the active technology angel investors in India with about two dozen investments. Details at https://angel.co/sharad-sharma and http://www.letsventure.in/person/SharadSharma

Sharad is a passionate evangelist of the software product ecosystem in India. He is the co-founder and Governing Council member of iSPIRT. He was the Chair of the NASSCOM Product Forum and a member of the Executive Council from 2009-13.

He has held a number of senior executive positions with leading technology companies. Most recently he was an SVP at Yahoo! and CEO of India R&D. Previously he turned around VERITAS operations in India. He also brought AT&T/Lucent R&D to India as an intrapreneur.

Sharad is also an entrepreneur. He co-founded Teltier, now part of Cisco, and is currently the CEO of BrandSigma Inc.