Mr. Pavan Bakeri

Advisor

A firm believer in the use of technology to solve social problems, he is currently involved as an investor and mentor with several start-ups, namely Silicon Valley based Mobiplex which has developed a collaborative web based platform for sports and other coaching; and several others based in India in diverse fields such as education, logistics,e-commerce, environment and much more.

A Master’s graduate in Engineering from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), U.S.A., his research dealt with the structural applications of polymer composites in the field of aeronautics.

He has over 2 decades experience in construction and real estate development in India. He is also a serial entrepreneur, having started an alternative energy firm exploring wind and solar energy; and also a software firm which developed VoIP solutions and which was involved with development of voice recognition technologies in the early days of these technologies.

A firm believer in the use of technology to solve social problems, he is currently involved as an investor and mentor with several startups, namely Silicon Valley based Mobiplex which has developed a collaborative web based platform for sports and other coaching; and several others based in India in diverse fields such as education, logistics, ecommerce, environment etc.

He is also a founding member of Ideal Choice Homes, a company engaged in the design and development of precast concrete solutions for mass housing in emerging markets. He has also co-founded technology based ventures like Z-Axis Unmanned Machines which is engaged in the manufacture of UAVs (Drones) for civilian and military use; Fx Dta Labs, which has developed an algorithm for speeding up data retrieval from databases by up to 7 times; Original Dimension, a venture engaged in Virtual Reality; and Artemis Cast Stone engaged in the manufacture of various types of elements including building elements involving an IP based process (patent pending) using quarry dust. Recently he has co-founded, with two other scientists, a firm engaged in the research and development of specialized filters using nano technology and biochemistry.