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Chief Executive Officer<br> PhD (EECS), University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Nickhil Jakatdar


Nickhil has a track record of successfully bringing technology products and services, across consumer mobile video, computer aided design and semiconductor design for manufacturing software, to market. Before joining GenePath as CEO, he was instrumental in the founding, financing and leadership of Vuclip, Praesagus, and Timbre Technologies, leading them all to successful acquisitions and creating more than $1.2B in value for his stakeholders across these companies. In addition, Nickhil has also been an investor and advisor to more than 40 startups over the years, including (acquired by Google), Blend, Mezi (acquired by American Express), Viewics (acquired by Roche), Jombay, and Shoptimize. Nickhil has received numerous awards, including the IEEE Best Paper Award, the UC Berkeley Innovator Award and the College of Engineering Pune’s Lifetime Achievement Award, amongst others. He is also one of the founding members of the Bhau Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Nickhil has to his credit 60 patents and more than 20 journal and conference papers. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.

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