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Name  Suren Dutia

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Education  Washington University in St. Louis

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Suren G. Dutia is an advocate for entrepreneurship and has served as a Senior Fellow of the Kauffman Foundation from March 2011 to December 2016. He has also served as a Senior Fellow with the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, (2010 to 2013) Washington University in St. Louis. From February 2006 to May 2010, Suren served as the Chief Executive Officer of TiE Global based in Silicon Valley. With 61 chapters in 17 countries, TiE is one of the largest non-profit organizations involved in fostering entrepreneurship globally. Suren founded the San Diego chapter of TiE in 2000 and was its President for three years. With the Kauffman Foundation, Suren has been involved in varied initiatives, including building and growing entrepreneurial ecosystems, immigration policy, and mentoring a number of grantees who contribute to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. Suren has also authored papers on topics such as Diasporas networks, AgTech, Startup boards and Founder-CEO transition planning. In addition, Suren also serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Digital Transformation, University of California, Irvine.


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Suren is an executive with extensive multi-industry leadership experience. As an angel investor, Suren has invested in a number of business ventures and is currently serving on the Board of Directors or Advisors for a number of startups or entrepreneurial ventures. More recently, Suren served as an independent director of LifeProof (acquired by Otterbox) and Anvita Health (acquired by Humana), both highly successful exits. Currently, Suren serves as an independent director on the boards of Flint Rehabilitation Devices, Nanopore Diagnostics, Citius Pharmaceuticals and Vahan, while also advising several other early-stage ventures.

In addition to early-stage companies, Suren is involved in corporate management since 1981 and has served as President and CEO of Xscribe Corporation, a publicly traded company in San Diego for over 10 years, involved in developing, manufacturing and marketing litigation support software, computer-aided-transcription systems, and high performance scanners. Preceding Xscribe, Suren held a number of leadership positions with Boston-based Dynatech Corporation for 7 years, including 5-years as President of a medical instruments company and subsequently overseeing the management of 4 subsidiaries.

Prior to working in the private sector, Suren spent 10 years in the non-profit and public sectors - three (3) years as Deputy Director of the Community Action Agency (War on Poverty), six (6) years as Executive Director for a human services agency created by a consortium of twelve local governments and one year in the U. S. Department of Education in the Carter Administration.

Suren has a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering and B.A. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis, and holds an MBA degree from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. On November 5, 2016, Suren was honored by Washington University as a Distinguished Alumni for his professional achievements, public service and engagement in university affairs


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