Prashant co-founded Microsoft Accelerator for startups in May 2012 that later became Microsoft Ventures and at present, driving Digital India opportunities in Machine Learning – especially in education, healthcare and agriculture space and most recently, architected first machine learning conference in Bangalore.
Prashant started his career with Motorola in Chicago & worked on early mobile internet innovations incl. VIAMOTO – one of the first voice assistance for GPS navigation on cellphone, RAZR Maxx V6 – first 3.5G touch device and & then helped setup Ingram backed Silicon Valley startup in mobile publishing before joining Microsoft.
He has an MS degree from University of Florida, MBA in Marketing from Kellogg and is a recipient of IEEE Larry K. Wilson Award, Lt. Governor Gold Medal from Delhi College of Engineering.