Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Purnanand Sarma

Purnanand Sarma

2020

Dr. Purnanand Sarma serves as President and CEO of Immunome (NASDAQ:IMNM). He has 30+ years of experience in all aspects of pharmaceutical and biotechnology business across multiple R&D platforms, ranging from venture-backed biotechnology start-ups to large cap pharmaceutical companies...

Venkat Srinivasan

Venkat Srinivasan

2017

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, the Founder and Managing Director of Innospark, has worn the shoes of an entrepreneur for most of his career...

Jit Saxena

Jit Saxena

2014

"When I graduated from IIT Mumbai, I was fascinated by what I was reading in magazines about America..."

Anant Agrawal

Anant Agrawal

2019

Anant Agarwal is the Chief Open Education Officer of 2U/edX. He was the Founder and CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT...

Mukesh Chatter

Mukesh Chatter

2016

Mukesh Chatter is the Co-Founder and CEO of a Stealth mode start-up developing a new generation of energy storage to enable a zero-carbon electrified future for all...

Anil Singhal

Anil Singhal

2013

Anil Singhal co-founded NETSCOUT in June 1984 and has served as NETSCOUT’s Chief Executive Officer and as a director on the Company’s Board since inception...

Amar Sawhney

Amar Sawhney

2018

Amarpreet (Amar) Sawhney got his entrepreneurial start right after graduate school as his work was licensed by two biotech startups...

Sushil Tuli

Sushil Tuli

2015

Sushil K. Tuli, is chairman and chief executive officer of Leader Bank and the president, chairman and chief executive officer of its holding company, Leader Bancorp, Inc...

Desh Deshpande

Desh Deshpande

2012

Dr. Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande served as the first President of TiE Boston. Desh’s entrepreneurial career spans the last three decades. He was involved as the founder, a founding investor, or chairman of several companies...