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Sanjay Parekh

founder & raconteur

About Sanjay Parekh

Sanjay is the associate director of CREATE-X at Georgia Tech. He is also the founder of Startup Riot, an annual conference where thirty entrepreneurs do three minute, four slide presentations throughout the day, Founder Fables, an off-the-record conference for founders and co-founders, and Refresh South, a quarterly fireside chat series headquartered out of Atlanta.

Previously Sanjay was the founding CEO of Digital Envoy and the inventor of the company’s patented NetAcuity IP intelligence technology. At Digital Envoy, Sanjay led the company to raise $1.5 million in angel funding and $10.5 million in venture funding. Digital Envoy was acquired by Landmark Communications in June 2007.

Prior to Digital Envoy, Sanjay was a founding employee of Arris Interactive, where he helped secure over $1 billion in client contracts in the U.S., Asia, and Europe.

Sanjay is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and holds an electrical engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.



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