Mr. Venktesh Shukla is also President of TiE Silicon Valley and presides over one of the most powerful networks focused on technology start-ups in Silicon Valley and around the World.
Shukla hosted Prime Minister Modi during his visit to Silicon Valley in 2015 for Digital India Dinner as well as for Indo US Start up Konnect. He also worked closely with DIPP to provide inputs for “Start Up” India program. He regularly works with a number of state governments in India crafting their policies on start-ups as well as hosting them during their visits to Silicon Valley. Shukla is currently General Partner of Monta Vista Capital venture fund.
Shukla has varied career that includes sales, marketing, and general management with a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth and monetization. He has worked as a senior marketing executive in large technology companies and has been involved with numerous early stage companies as an executive, investor, board member, or advisor.
Shukla is currently trustee of Foundation for Excellence India Trust where he was also the founding President for 18 years.