Rupesh Chatwani / Foundation Chairman

Rupesh has been working with fast-growing technology companies for the last 15 years.

Most recently he was working for the EBRD. Prior to joining the EBRD, Rupesh was an adviser to and investor in numerous technology companies – working closely with entrepreneurs and management teams on strategy, business development, recruiting and fundraising. Prior to that, Rupesh was an Investment Director at AddPartners, a €175 million European venture capital firm focused on technology investments and a Vice President at Broadview International, a technology-focused M&A advisory firm.

Rupesh has also worked as a software engineer at Cadence and as a hardware engineer at Data General. He has a keen interest in impact investing and has conducted pro-bono projects for Impetus Trust and Unitus in the past. Rupesh is an Austrian citizen and he earned an MBA from LBS and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University.