Prashant is the Visionary Caesar at the helm of this team of tech Spartans. He is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of management experience working for HP, SGI and DEC. He has co-founded and invested in several start-ups and led them to successful exits creating significant gains for employees, management and investors. He has MBA, MS, BS degrees from reputed institutes.
Jay Parekh is the Co-founder and President of KloudData (formerly JAYPAR). He has been the key person behind the success of JAYPAR and has helped establish the vision of KloudData. With over 25 years of industry experience Jay is a champion for Client needs, relationship management as well as ensuring proper Project delivery at KloudData. Jay received his B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and his MS in Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Mr. Parekh serves as a Board Member on the Economic Development Authority of Howard County, MD. He is also a commissioner on the Equal Business Opportunity Commission. Mr. Parekh is a proud active member of the Rotary International.
Miten is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for KloudData, Inc. a Silicon Valley based leading technology start-up that offers BigData Analytics on Cloud solutions to Fortune 2000 companies. He has been instrumental in positioning KloudData as Cloud Services Provider and starting KloudLabs as accelerator pad to help launch start-up’s working with entrepreneurs from idea stage.
Miten was also Co-Founder and COO of eComLive a Silicon Valley Start-up in web collaboration / community space and led its acquisition by InfoSpace in 2000. As Vice President of InfoSpace from Jan 2000 to 2003, he led International expansion through partnership with mobile operators in Europe and Asia / Pac.
Prior to KloudData, Miten ran International Market Development for Financial Technologies Group from 2006 to 2010, and played a pivotal role in establishing and positioning MCX in India, SMX in Singapore, and GBOT in Mauritius, DGCX in Dubai, BFX in Bahrain and Bourse Africa in Botswana among the global leading exchanges in Emerging markets from Asia to Africa. He was earlier Co-Founder & COO of MoConDi out of London and led its acquisition by Mobile Media in 2006.
Miten worked earlier in his career with Qualcomm (Kyocera division) and helped launch first SmartPhone PDQ in partnership with Palm. Miten has served as advisor to Cronus Ventures and invested in iPsh (acquired by Omnicom) and advised JP Mobile (acquired by Good). He was also an angel investor and advisor in Source Ventures (for PlaySpan – acquired by Visa in 2011).
Miten has been a Charter Member of TIE since late 90’s, an active angel investor and advisor in several companies and member of Y combinator, Founder Institute, LSM and several other accelerators in bay area.