NIT Warangal Bi-Annual Networking & Business Meetup

Come and enjoy the Saturday evening networking with your NIT Warangal alumni in Bay area.

Listen to the inspiring speeches from entrepreneurs, business and Government leaders, while enjoying snacks and a sumptuous dinner.

This year’s chief guest is Padma Kuppa (Michigan State Representative), an NITW Alumni and the first Indian immigrant elected to the Michigan State Legislature.


RSVP URL:  (please RSVP if you are able to attend)

Date: May 4th (Saturday)

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: ICC (India Community Center)

                 525 Los Coches Street

                 Milpitas, CA 95035


6:30-7:00 pm – Registration, Networking, Tea/Snacks

7:00-8:30 pm – Speeches on different topics

8:30-9:30 pm – Dinner, Songs, Networking



  • Padma Kuppa: Key-note Address

State Rep. Padma Kuppa (NIT Warangal Alumni) is serving her first term representing Michigan’s 41st House District, which encompasses the cities of Troy and Clawson.  She is the first Indian immigrant in the State Legislature.

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  • Sanjit Dang: Venture Capital

Dr Sanjit Dang has been a successful Venture Capitalist, Corporate Executive, Board Member, Speaker and Writer in Silicon Valley for almost two decades. He is currently the Co-Founder and Chairman of U First Capital. Sanjit has been on Hillary Clinton’s Tech/Innovation Policy Advisory team. He is on Advisory Council of UN’s World Artificial Intelligence Organization. He’s a mentor at Stanford and Berkeley’s Entrepreneurship programs.

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  • Krishna Guda (GK): Building High Value Companies

GK (NIT Warangal alumni) has over 20+ years of experience and worked in variety of executive management roles. He served in both early startup environment and large branded companies such as Sierra Atlantic/Hitachi Consulting, FEC/HCL, and DEC/HP. He has a track record of building growth strategies with successful execution models and turning around companies for profitability.

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  • Murali Krishnamurthy: Challenges faced in scaling NPO

Murali co-founded the Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) in 1998.  SEF is now one of the largest free eye care providers with over 1.875 Million free eye surgeries completed at their nine Sankara Eye Hospitals.  The next three new hospitals are coming up in Indore, Mumbai and Hyderabad and will be ready in 2020. Murali quit the Software Industry and took up a full time CEO position at SEF in 2009.


  • Shailesh Basani: Stress Management

Shailesh (NIT Warangal alumni) is a Director at Citrix Systems. He holds a Post Graduate degree in yoga instruction and yoga therapy from Vivekananda Yoga University and Yoga Bharati. Over the years, he has taught a number of stress management seminars and yoga therapy/teacher training classes.

Please forward the invitation to your Bayarea NIT Warangal friends. A nominal fee of $15 will be charged for the dinner.


This event is organized by NITW Americas Alumni Chapter (a 501 c3 organization).