Shrikant Patil is based in Pune, after leaving Intel in 2005 has been active investor in companies that have built brands with interesting stories. His plan is to exit these companies over the next 2-3 years, trek the hills and backpack around the world.
Some of the brands he has directly built are Clover Fields, Clover Greens, Towness.com , MorningDrop.com , Asset Talent Search, Asset Summer Program. He has been a day 1 invetsor in Doolally India’s first micro-brewery, Investor and on the governing council of DesmondJi that developed India’s first equivalent of Tequila and now Mahua with the potential to be India’s own Tequila.
Shrikant’s first and only job was with Intel Corporation from 1991 to 2005. His last responsibility as Director of Solutions Group for South Asia based in Mumbai. Shrikant grew up in the city of Pune, schooling at Loyola High School, graduated in Computer Engineering from Pune Institute of Computer Technology aka (PICT), in 1989 he left for the United States to get a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.
After graduating in 1991, he joined Intel as a Design Engineer in VLSI-microchip design in Folsom, California. In 1994, getting a little restless with the stability of his job and lifestyle, he moved to Haifa, Israel, to work on Intel’s first microprocessor design, codenamed P55C, outside the United States, using the weekends to extensively travel across the holy land, Sinai and Egypt. In 1998, he moved to Hong Kong to manage non-equity deal investments, ran Asia’s content management for Intel’s Web Outfitter Service, founded the Intel Solution Services organization, and managed a group of technical staff that spanned across Asia Pacific. For the next 5 years, he saw the boom and bust of the internet hysteria, the transition of Hong Kong from Britain to China, the continued growth of China, the property bust of Hong Kong, and the rise of Korea from ashes in 1997 to the digital superpower that it is today. In 2003, Shrikant returned to India to manage the enterprise and solutions group. His deep interest in the impact of technology on society, along with his association with young companies that do innovative work with the highest ethical standards, supported by the best practices, is captured in this blog. You can reach Shrikant Patil at email@example.com, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Plaxo.