Prakash Ambegaonkar

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Original short description: "CEO/Bridging Nations-NGO"


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Prakash Ambegaonkar is the founder and CEO of Bridging Nations, a non-partisan, non-profit policy organization based in Washington, D.C. that explores ways to facilitate cooperation in an increasingly interdependent and multipolar world.[1]Template:Failed verification

Previously, he founded three technology companies. Tellus Technologies was one of the first software companies in India; while E-Lock created the digital signature products; Frontier Technologies was an Intranet company. Ambegaonkar was named Inc.'s Regional Entrepreneur of the Year in 1995.[no citations needed here]

Ambegaonkar is the founder and honorary CEO of the Bridging Nations Foundation, a think-tank in Washington, D.C. that focuses on the issues of leadership, technology and education, working to make education a universal birthright.

Ambegaonkar received two master's degrees in electrical and industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Marquette University. He lives in McLean, Virginia with his wife Nunda.[2]Template:Failed verification

Works

  • Intranet Resource Kit (Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1997)

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