Mr. Sanjay Parthasarathy serves as Chief Product Officer at Avalara. Mr. Sanjay Parthasarathy Co-Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Indix. Sanjay was at Microsoft for 19 years. His last role was as corporate VP of the Startup Business Accelerator, a division he created, to focus on building startups for Microsoft. Sanjay was corporate VP of the Developer & Platform Evangelism Group from 2000 to 2007. Sanjay was the regional director of Microsoft South Asia from 1996 to 1998 and directed Bill Gates' first visit to India in 1997. Sanjay earned his master's degree in engineering from MIT, a master's degree in management from MIT Sloan School and his bachelor's degree from Anna University's College of Engineering in Chennai, India. Sanjay is on the Executive Board of the MIT Sloan School. He is also an Angel Investor.