Mr. Kishore Ganji is a Co-Founder of Astir Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Pangean Global Services. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at ASTIR IT Solutions. He also serves as an Advisor at GetVantage. He also serves as an Executive at Hyderabad Angels. He serves as Board Member at Minko. He served as a Board Member at Innovapptive. He also serves as Board Member at Glii. Prior to starting Astir, He worked for PWC, IBM, and Pfizer in Business Intelligence practices, focusing mainly on Customer Analytics and health care. Before this, he worked for Hewlett-Packard. In addition to his role as CEO of Astir, He serves as the President of the Small and Medium Enterprise Consortium (SMEC), a consortium of over 300 technology companies. SMEC promotes the sustainable development of these small and mid-sized businesses and is growing rapidly both here in the United States and abroad. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University. He also has an MBA in Sales and Marketing from the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia. In addition, he was recognized by NJBIZ as one of the top Forty under 40 high-achieving business leaders in New Jersey in 2008, and in 2010 was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He is also an Angel Investor. He also serves as Advisor at NRI Startup India. He also serves as Board Member at Pangea Global Services.