Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Expara Ventures
Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore Mentor
Prakash Sundaresan is an experienced technology industry leader, entrepreneur, advisor and investor. He most recently served as CTO for Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific R&D Group, based in China. In this role, he was instrumental in founding and building up the Microsoft Ventures Startup Accelerator in Beijing, now recognized as one of the top startup accelerators in China. During his 16-year term at Microsoft, Prakash served in various leadership roles in both the US and Asia. He is a well-recognized industry expert and frequent speaker on Big Data, Cloud Computing and related topics.
Prakash is currently serving as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Expara Ventures in Singapore, helping selected portfolio startups grow and scale to the next level while at the same time preparing his next venture.
Prakash holds an MBA from the University of Washington, Seattle, a Masters’ degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Bachelors’ in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India.