Ashish A.San Francisco, California, United States, United States
Bio
Ashish has 15+ years of experience as an operator, entrepreneur, and investor. He previously led investments in many category defining startups such as Ziva Dynamics, Taskade, ClubFeast, Spin (acq. by Ford), and many others at Grishin Robotics. Ashish is a Kauffman Fellow (Class 24). Before that, Ashish led M&A and corporate strategy for Opera Software and Ashish worked in marketing analytics at Dell. At Yahoo!, he built large-scale enterprise infrastructure for advertising products and led service-engineering teams to design dev-ops systems. Ashish co-founded two startups in India - one in e-commerce and the other in the social live TV space. Ashish holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and London Business School, a MEM focusing on design thinking from McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, and a BE in Information Science from RVCE, India.
Social
Experience
Partner
Chamaeleon
Sep 2021 - Current
Kauffman Fellow - Class 24
Kauffman Fellows
May 2019 - Current
Board Member
Nextgen Partners
2019 - Current
Investor
Spin - Electric Scooter Sharing
Feb 2017 - Current
Advisor/mentor to startups, VCs and Family Offices
Startups and VCs
Jan 2010 - Current
Investor
Ziva Dynamics
Feb 2020 - Sep 2021
Investor
Taskade
Jun 2019 - Sep 2021
Principal
Grishin Robotics
Jan 2017 - Aug 2021
Director of M&A and Corporate Development
Opera Software
Mar 2015 - Jan 2017
PM - Analytics
Dell
Aug 2013 - Feb 2015
Editor and Head of US operations
YourStory Media
Apr 2013 - Dec 2013
Associate Intern
OCA Ventures
Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Team Leader
Yahoo!
Jan 2010 - May 2011
Co-founder
Click2deals
Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
Senior software engineer
Yahoo!
Jun 2006 - Dec 2009
Education
Segal Design Institute
Specialization
McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Master of Engineering Management
Reforge
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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
MBA
London Business School
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
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