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Ashok Rao


Mr. Ashok Rao served as the Chairman at Adhesys Medical. Mr. Ashok Rao serves as Chairman at Whodini. Mr. Rao serves as CEO of Excalibur Pictures. Mr. Rao serves as the president of TIE Houston. He founded Midcom Communications in 1990. Mr. Rao founded Trex Communications (TrexCom) in December 1997, and served as its CEO. Mr. Rao was instrumental in the sale of TrexCom to L3 in 2000. He has more than 25 years of technology experience. held executive roles at Enron, Ameritech, Allnet, Extel and ITT Europe during his distinguished career. Mr. Rao is an Angel Investor in numerous high-tech start-ups as well as the producer of a major motion picture scheduled for worldwide release in April 2005, Mr. Rao served as CEO of Prime Wave Communications, a Subsidiary Of L3 Communications from 2000 to 2003. He serves as Chairman of the Board of TiE Global. Mr. Rao served as Vice Chairman of Intelli-Check Inc., from January 18, 2005 to August 9, 2007. Mr. Rao serves as a Trustee of Numerous Charitable Organizations. He served as a Member of Board of Advisors at RiseSmart, Inc. He served as Director of Intelli-Check from December 3, 2004 to August 9, 2007. He is on the Council of Overseers of the Jones Graduate School of Business School of Rice University, Mr. Rao is a popular keynote and motivational speaker featured at universities, conferences and private sessions for Fortune 500 companies nationwide. He serves on the boards of several private and public companies. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and a master's degree in systems engineering from Marquette University and a diploma in Financial Management from the London School of Economics. He serves as an executive of Opelin.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 544 Miltenberger Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • United States

+1 (214) 000-0000

Ashok Rao Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000 0000000 01-Feb-2014 0000 00000 Biotechnology Product Development 00000 000
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Ashok Rao Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 0000000 07-Apr-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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Ashok Rao Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Ashok Rao Angel Investor 0 0 Pittsburgh, PA