Mr. Rao serves as Chief Technology Officer at Livefyre. He served as a Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Inxight Software. He is an Advisor of Wize. Mr. Rao is an Advisor to several startups in the information intelligence space. He founded Inxight Software, Inc., in 1997 and served as its Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President. Mr. Rao was responsible for the strategic vision and architecture Inxight Software, Inc., products and technologies. He served at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). His work includes 25 patent filings and numerous refereed research papers. He has been noted speaker of many influential conferences including TED, Next 20 Years, DEMO, and the International Design Conference in Aspen. Mr. Rao is the Editor of the Information Flow email newsletter, and presents at conferences and publishes articles. He serves as a Board Member at Inxight Software. Mr. Rao received a B.S and M.S degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Computer Science and Engineering.