Vijay is the Managing Director of Techstars Dubai Accelerator. Techstars is a worldwide network that supports entrepreneurs through mentor-driven accelerator program. Backed by Techstars Ventures Fund, it has invested $300MM in over 1,200 start-ups over the past 10 years, now has a current portfolio valuation of $12billon plus.
Prior joining Techstars he was the former Global CEO and Chairman of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) based in Washington D.C. where he has led 13,000+ leading entrepreneurs whose combine revenue of $600billion worldwide, to learn and grow through access of world class resources with its extensive global network.
Vijay has founded several start-ups and had previously served in senior leadership roles in mid size retail and manufacturing firms. He has been active on several non-profit boards such as the Young President Organization (YPO) International, Richmond University, U.K. and the 16th Commonwealth Games. He remains proactive in the entrepreneurial ecosystem as an investor, mentor, and speaker. Prior to being based in Dubai Vijay has lived and worked in Washington D.C, London, HongKong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.