Vish Ganpati brings more than 20 years of diverse executive experience – ranging from management consulting and corporate venture investing to strategy and hands-on operating roles – during senior-level assignments across sectors, at educational institutions, think tanks, startups, consulting & private equity firms and enterprises – such as Accenture, Verizon, Flipdog, Booz Allen Hamilton, NYU, UV Group, GSRMA & WPP.
For the last five years, he has been active in the Continuing and Higher Education sector, launching and rapidly scaling innovative global business and technology professional education and certificate programs via partnerships with industry, associations, and institutions. Keen on narrowing the enormous skills gap, Mr. Ganpati has launched programs in areas including cybersecurity, machine learning/data science, web development/software engineering, project management, UX, UI, and design. He actively follows trends in emerging areas such as blockchain, AI, and IoT.
Earlier, Mr. Ganpati identified key trends in security and authored the original whitepaper on convergence of enterprise security organizations.
With a deep commitment to education, he has served as a volunteer with the Junior Achievement program at PS 191, MLK Jr. High School and with the Taproot Foundation to help nonprofits working on improving society. Mr. Ganpati also enjoys helping small businesses grow and thrive.
He holds a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Madras); an M.S. in Operations Research from Louisiana State University; and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.