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IITaV networking event – Startup stories from a Silicon Valley entrepreneur

31 October, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

NoNIITaV committee is pleased to have Deepak Goel (an IIT alumni) to share his experiences as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur with our members and guests. Please join us with your partner for an informative and entertaining evening to hear Deepak’s first hand experiences from his time in the Silicon Valley.  Book early as the seating capacity is limited to 40 guests.

Deepak’s profile and experience are outlined below. Deepak is currently based in India, from where he runs ProductStudio and KarmaCircles his two most recent startups. He is in Australia for a two week trip speaking at various events and participating in panel discussions. We have been able to secure his time for this networking event. This is an excellent opportunity for our members and guests to get the benefit of Deepak’s experience.

Date/Time: Thursday, 31st October 2019, 7:00 pm for a 7.30 pm start; 30 minute interactive talk followed by Q&A
Venue:  Kulin Rooms 1 & 2,  Novotel, 285 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley, Victoria, 3150. 
Registration:  https://www.trybooking.com/BGIPS (RSVP by 28th October 2019 to facilitate Catering arrangements)
Cost: Free (Soft Drinks and Light refreshments will be provided)

DeepakDeepak has spent two decades in Silicon Valley mentoring and being mentored by exceptional minds, and has now made it his mission to pay it forward, through technology. His brain child, KarmaCircles, makes it possible for professionals to give and take help without social media fatigue. His other initiative, ProductStudio, helps several startups in Silicon Valley in building and maintaining their products. Prior to that, he was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Packback (a Chicago-based startup funded by Mark Cuban & other notable angel investors) where he built their product strategy, online marketing strategy and engineering teams. Before that, he was Director of Product Management at Coupons.com where he created & grew several multi-million dollar products. It went public in 2014 – NYSE:QUOT, now called Quotient Technology Inc. He has also been a senior executive at Microsoft & Nokia.

Deepak is a serial entrepreneur and has been with three startups across different stages (0-1 million, 1-10 million and 10-100 million) of their growth journey. He has experience across domains (email, content, coupons, retail, e-commerce, real estate, maps, traffic & education), across product types (consumer, enterprise, mobile, social and platform), across functions (engineering, product management & marketing) and across levels (individual contributor, manager, director, VP and CXO).

For the last 8 years, Deepak is a mentor at 500 Startups and an angel investor in several startups in USA and India (notable investments include TraknProtect, BlogLovin, Packback, Wishberry and Connect2India). Over the last few years, Deepak has advised numerous entrepreneurs in various areas. He is also an advisor to several startups on strategy, product, technology and marketing.

Deepak holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, USA and a computer science graduate from IIT, Delhi, India. He is a TEDx speaker, Mensa member and has been issued 4 patents for his inventions.

For any queries, please contact Sridhar Karuppasami (0423 587 163) or Abaran Deep (0407 319 732) or send us an email to mail@iitav.org.au.


IITaV Committee


31 October, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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