Mr. Ashvin Patel is a Co-Founding Partner and serves as a Managing Director at Morado Venture Partners. He is also a Board Member at DataTorrent Inc. and ShoCard. He also serves as an Investor at Docker. A long-time product and engineering leader with Yahoo! Inc., Ash most recently served as the company's Chief Technology Evangelist. He began his journey with Yahoo! in the early days of the Internet, joining the company's engineering department in 1996. While at Yahoo!, Ash held a number of positions, including Senior Vice President of Platform Engineering, Chief Product Officer, and Executive Vice President of the Audience Platform Division. In his early days at the company, Ash built My Yahoo!, registration and log in platforms, and the back-end infrastructure for Yahoo! Finance. Later he developed the back end for Yahoo! Messenger, eventually building the team that launched the product. Over eight years, Ash grew his engineering team to include approximately 1,500 people. Together, Ash and his team scaled Yahoo!'s infrastructure to handle hundreds of millions of users. Since leaving Yahoo!, Ash has invested in more than 12 early stage companies. He serves as the Board Member at Data Torrent, Breakthrough. Ash earned a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Kings College of the University of London.