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Sriram Viswanathan

Board Member

Founding Managing Partner, Celesta Capital

Sriram Viswanathan has more than 30 years of technology business operations and venture capital experience. Prior to Celesta, Sriram was the founder of IndusAge Partners, a cross border venture firm investing in innovative companies in the US-India Technology corridor. Sriram spent nearly 20 years at Intel Corporation in various senior management roles, including vice president of the Intel Architecture Group (IAG), vice president of Intel Capital and general manager of Intel’s Incubation and Innovation Group.

A two-time recipient of the prestigious Intel Achievement Award, for exemplary contributions to Intel’s growth, Sriram was also honored with numerous Intel Divisional Awards. He joined Intel in 1993 as a technical marketing engineer supporting Intel’s then CEO Andy Grove. Prior to joining Intel, Sriram worked as Head of Emerging Technologies of Covansys (acquired by CSC), a systems integration and consulting firm in Detroit, Michigan.

Currently he is on the Boards of Clairvolex, QuadGen Wireless, Parkoursc, Datometry, Platform9, Orion Labs, Movandi, Auradine, and Recogni. He has also been a Senior Advisor to ATIC (Mubadala, UAE and a Strategic Board Advisor to Bahwan CyberTek (BCT Oman), a global IT services firm. He is an Advisory Board Member of Aravind Eye Hospitals in India.

Sriram holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Business (1997) and has degrees in physics, computer science and automation from the American College and the Indian Institute of Science, respectively.