Mahendra Vora is a veteran entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience leading the growth of large, cutting-edge software initiatives. He has co-founded many hi-tech startups and orchestrated mergers with Fortune 500 IT companies. Some examples include; ICC (sold to Attachmate), Pioneer Systems (acquired by Unisys), SecureIT (sold to VeriSign) and Intelliseek (merged with Nielsen-Buzzmetrics). Vora has held senior executive positions at Fortune 500 IT firms and serves on the Board of Directors of many hi-tech companies.
Mr. Vora has extensive experience in working with and developing Information Technology solutions from small start-up to multi-billion dollar organizations across the world. Over the past 2 decades, Mr. Vora has contributed significantly to the computer industry in developing and delivering strategies, architecture, and technologies that helped facilitate the transition to distributed and Internet-based computing.
In 2015, Vora Ventures was named Tech Company of the Year. Mr. Vora was the recipient of the 2000 “Entrepreneur Deal Maker of the Year” award from the Association for Corporate Growth and the finalist for the 2001 and 2002 “Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Award. In the past five years, Mr. Vora has appeared twice in the Inc. 500 list of America’s 500 fastest growing companies.
Mahendra holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications from University in India.