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Venkat Srinivasan To Be Honored At TiE-Boston’s 20th Anniversary Gala

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Venkat Srinivasan, local entrepreneur, will be honored at TiE-Boston’s 20th Anniversary Gala


TiE-Boston, a chapter of the world’s largest not-for-profit network dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, will award its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Venkat Srinivasan during TiE-Boston’s 20th Anniversary Gala taking place on Wednesday, December 13th, at the Woburn Hilton Hotel in Woburn, Massachusetts. Every year, TiE-Boston’s Gala is a celebration of successes in the ecosystem and the TiE-Boston community.


The TiE-Boston Board awards the Lifetime Achievement Award when an individual has made a lasting impact in our ecosystem, and also has made a significant contribution to the success of TiE-Boston.  TiE-Boston’s Lifetime Achievement Award honors Venkat Srinivasan for having distinguished himself as one of Boston’s entrepreneurial leaders.


“Venkat embodies the true spirit of TiE by building good companies, empowering employees and entrepreneurs and giving back to solve big problems and help society at large. He has been associated with TIE for a long time and has always inspired budding entrepreneurs by investing his time and capital, and is well respected by the fellow charter members for his philanthropic work.”

                        Praveen Tailam, President, TiE-Boston


Dr. Venkat Srinivasan is a serial entrepreneur and was till recently Founder and CEO of RAGE Frameworks.  Venkat has successfully built several knowledge-based technology businesses including eCredit, Corporate Fundamentals and recently Rage Frameworks. The RAGE AI platform is pioneering the creation of intelligent machines in a wide range of industries and for a broad range of use cases.


Venkat has also founded EnglishHelper, KnowYourMeds and AIinGov all of which are double bottom-line enterprises focused on education, health and the public sector, respectively. Venkat is a uniquely experienced individual with expertise in multiple functional areas.  He is an expert in knowledge-based systems architectures, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, natural language processing, corporate finance and accounting. Venkat holds several patents related to flexible technology architectures.  His book titled, The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of Big Data was published by Wlley in 2016 and he is the author of a forthcoming book titled, The Rise of Intelligent Machines, also to be published by Wiley.


Prior to founding eCredit.com in 1993, Venkat served as an Associate Professor at Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Business in Boston, MA.  Venkat holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.  He is a certified Chartered Accountant from India.  


Venkat and his wife, Pratima, are active in the community.  He is a Vice-Chair of the American India Foundation [AIF] dedicated to catalyzing social and economic change in India. Venkat is also a Trustee of BUILD, a non-profit organization focusing on entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success in the U.S.  He is a member of the Boston Harbor Now’s Advisory Board.


About TiE-Boston

Since 1997, TiE-Boston has been supporting entrepreneurs by offering education, mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities. What makes TiE unique is that the organization connects entrepreneurs with each other and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, including seasoned serial entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, service providers, and early customers. TiE-Boston is a chapter of TiE-Global, the largest global not-for-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship. TiE-Boston members leverage the global network of members from 61 chapters in 18 countries. TiE has 12,000 members throughout the world, and has contributed over $250B in wealth creation. For more information to become a member of TiE-Boston visit boston.tie.org.

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