Mr. Kishore Ganji is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at ASTIR IT Solutions. He also serves as an Executive at Hyderabad Angels and is a Board Member at Innovapptive. Prior to starting Astir, Kishore worked for PWC, IBM and Pfizer in the 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, Kishore Ganji serves as the President of the Small and Medium Enterprise Consortium (SMEC), a consortium of over 300 technology companies. SMEC promotes sustainable development of these small and mid-sized businesses and is growing rapidly both here in the United States and abroad. Kishore 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 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He is also an Angel Investor. He also serves as Advisor at NRI Startup India.