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Members Of the Board

Advisory Board:

B.V. Jagadeesh

B.V. Jagadeesh is the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Exodus Communications. Exodus pioneered the Internet Data Centre market, and was ranked 11th in Business Week's "Hottest of the Hot" information technology industries of 1999. B.V. has funded about 16 start-ups in the US and continues to maintain his links to India in the same way. He is a member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and is committed to his community, his alma maters and to encouraging global development of opportunities. He is extremely proud and connected to his alma maters - a village school in Bagalur, Sheshadripuram High School, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore, and VJTI, Mumbai and very passionate about creating positive opportunities for our youth.

Arjun Bhagat

Arjun Bhagat is the Chairman and CEO of the private equity firm, Calibrated Group. Prior to this, he was the President and CEO of R.M. Software India (Pvt.) Ltd (RMSI). Arjun currently sits on the board of PipeIn, Inc. and on the advisory board of Yodlee, Inc. He did his MBA from UCLA, specializing in Finance and Marketing, and was a Riordan scholar. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from IIT Delhi.

Dhruv Khanna

Dhruv Khanna is the owner of Kirigin Cellars (Winery, reception facility, sports fields etc). He has a law degree from Stanford Law School, 1986, and a qualified telecommunications attorney. He was the Co-Founder of Covad Communications and is currently the board of director of the Santa Clara County Farm Bureau. He has rich experience of dealing with County for use permits.

Dipesh Shah

Dipesh Shah is the Founder and CEO of Hasati Telecommunications. He worked as the Vice President of Engineering for the U.S. Wireless company, and has rich experience in tele communications industry, working with leading companies such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. He did his MBA from the University of Chicago and did his graduation in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.  

Board Of Directors:

Madhu Pandit Dasa

Governing Body Commissioner of ISKCON Bangalore Group of Temples,
Temple President, ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Mandir, Bangalore
Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Managing Trustee, Hare Krishna Movement

Madhu Pandit Dasa (former name Madhusudan S) was born in 1956 in Trivandrum, India. As a pre-degree student, he was selected by the National Science Talent search program of the country. He completed his B.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT-Mumbai in the year 1980. During his days in IIT, he became interested in the books of Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acarya of ISKCON. While he was doing his M.Tech course in IIT-Mumbai in 1981, he dedicated himself to the service of humanity by becoming a full-time member of ISKCON.

Chanchalapathi Dasa

Governing Body Commissioner - ISKCON Bangalore Group of Temples
Vice President and Governing Council Member, ISKCON Bangalore Society
Temple Vice President, ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple, Bangalore
Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Trustee, Hare Krishna Movement

Chanchalapathi Dasa (former name S Chandrashekar), was born in 1963 in Bangalore, India. While an undergraduate student in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, he became interested in the message and mission of Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acarya of ISKCON. Later he joined the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for the Masters program in Electrical Communication Engineering. In 1984 he became a full-time dedicated member of ISKCON, Bangalore and soon became the Vice President. He has been involved in the implementation of the various programs of ISKCON, Bangalore as well as the Akshaya Patra program.

Vikram Krishna Dasa

Vikram Krishna Dasa (Vijay Datt) is the President of India Heritage Foundation. He did his MBA from Kellogg School of Management. He worked as a partner in McKinsey consulting company and is currently working as Chief Operating Officer in a private equity firm Calibrated Group.

Nanda Kishore Dasa

Nanda Kishore Dasa (Kishore Nandyala) is the Vice President of India Heritage Foundation. He did his graduation from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India. He works as a Technical Leader at Cisco Systems, San Jose.