KARL MEHTA
Founder & CEO, EdCast Inc.

Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform and former Venture Partner at Menlo Ventures. He is Founder of Silicon Valley based tech-driven non-profit, CodeforIndia.org and serves on several non-profit boards for education impact worldwide. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired in the March of 2011 by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world's largest payment network. PlaySpan is a global leader in payments and monetization for digital media, mobile apps, social networks, and online games. Karl served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, selected by the Obama Administration during the inaugural 2012-13 term. He was also recently appointed by Governor Brown to the Workforce Investment Board of the State of California.

Background: Bachelor's degree in Engineering Field Of Study Electronics & Computers Engineering, University of Mumbai.