Arjun Gupta is the Founder and Chief Believer at TeleSoft Partners, a special situations venture capital firm. Over the last two decades, he has overseen investing in and helping build 60+ private technology companies, resulting in 40+ acquisitions and IPOs to date. At TeleSoft, Arjun has raised capital commitments of $625+ million and has established corporate partnerships with Bechtel, Deutsche Telekom, Nexant, Salesforce.com, and Symphony Technology Group. Arjun serves on the boards of Calient Technologies, Nexant and SalesHood. He is also President of the AG Community Foundation. Earlier in his career, Arjun was a Strategy Consultant for hightech clients with McKinsey & Company, and a Software Engineer with Tektronix, Inc. He has a BA (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College (India); a BS (Phi Beta Kappa) and MS in Computer Science from WSU; and an MBA from Stanford. Arjun is a Henry Crown Fellows and a Trustee of the Aspen Institute, and an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard.