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DR. ANAND DESHPANDE

DR. ANAND DESHPANDE

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
PERSISTENT SYSTEMS

PUNE, INDIA
INDIANA, USA

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • EXPERIENCED IN SPOTTING AND FUNDING NEXT-GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES. TRUSTEE OF VLDB ENDOWMENT
  • TRUSTEE OF BAIF
  • TRUSTEE OF PERSISTENT FOUNDATION
  • FOUNDING MEMBER OF ISPIRIT

Since the Persistent’s founding, Dr. Anand Deshpande has served as its Founder, Chairman, and Managing Director, and is responsible for the company's overall leadership, strategy, and management.

He began his professional career as a Member of Technical Staff at HewlettPackard Laboratories in Palo Alto, California, from May 1989 until October 1990, before founding Persistent Systems.

He received his B. Tech. (Hons.) in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, as well as his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

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