Viren Gandhi is a Computer Engineer with a Master of Management Studies in Systems from NMIMS. He has worked with several Fortune 500 US based Life Insurance companies over the last 20 years driving Digital Transformation and Technology Innovation initiatives. Most recently, he was instrumental in setting up an Innovation R&D Lab for New York Life Ventures (start up arm of New York Life, US). His entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the startup ecosystem has led him to host and guide several hackathon events and mentor a number of startups.