Rishi is currently the Chief Executive of EDUGILD, India’s first edtech startup accelerator and impact advisor to four edtech startups: Classboat, Instafeez, Gradopedia and Simulanis. He had a corporate career of over two decades years in coveted roles with leading organizations namely Sony, Qualcomm, Castrol, Ericsson and Tata Lucent to name a few. Rishi has handled strategic and leadership roles in sales, marketing, business development, people management and corporate strategy. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Electronics Engineering, Degree in Law(LLB) followed by two masters degrees in management, each from IMI New Delhi and Pune University. Rishi is a passionate startups mentor, facilitator and academician, having also authored a book titled Next Generation Mobile Communications, published by Mcgraw Hill.