TechLounge: Central Ohio Technology | Entrepreneurs | Innovation
Kanwal Rekhi, Indian-American Engineer, Businessman and Millionaire Philanthropist spoke at the June 21, 2011 Launch of the Dublin International Business Assistance Center located in the City of Dublin, Ohio USA.
Mr. Rekhi describes the journey of an entrepreneur: the hardships, common stereotypes, and the often difficult access to support and affirmation. He carries a message of strength and perseverance to all entrepreneurs everywhere.
Kanwall Rekhi shares his story of education, employment, and ultimately path of self-discovery to pursue his passion for solving problems in the high tech industry with his creative engineering talents.
Among his many accomplishments, "Kanwal Rekhi is a past Chairman and trustee of TiE, The Indus Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit support network to provide advice, contacts, and funding to Indian Americans hoping to start businesses. Forbes Magazine reports that Kanwal has helped energize TiE and as a philanthropist he has made major contributions to education, supporting universities on two continents. He is a prime benefactor of a foundation in India that identifies talented students without funds, and provides them with college tuition and living expenses. He is also Chairman of the Centre for Civil Society, a think tank in India. He is currently a board member of Pan IIT USA, Inc, the alumni organization of the Indian Institutes of Technology." - Wikipedia
Dublin Entrepreneurial Center http://decindublin.com/
Dublin International Business Assistance Center http://decindublin.com/resources-2/international-business/
Video created by Betsey Merkel.