Kanwal Rekhi

Organization leader

1945 –

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Who is Kanwal Rekhi?

As founder and

chairmanof TiE, Kanwal Rekhi brings with him more than 20

years of executive experience with successful Silicon Valley

technology companies. Kanwal was an original founder of Excelan,

a computer networking company, where he was named president and

CEO in 1985. Excelan eventually merged with Novell in 1989,

where Kanwal served as an executive vice president, chief

technology officer, and a member of the board of directors.

After retiring from Novell in 1995, Kanwal served as CEO at

CyberMedia until its merger with Network Associates.

Through the years, Kanwal has been active in the Silicon

Valley community of entrepreneurs, receiving numerous awards for

his commitment to technology and entrepreneurship. He earned his

B.S. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay,

India. Kanwal also received an M.S. in electrical engineering

and a Ph.D. in business and engineering from the Michigan

Technological University.

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Born
1945
Rawalpindi
Ethnicity
  • Indian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Master of Science, Michigan Technological University
    Electrical engineering
  • Doctorate, Michigan Technological University
    Business and engineering
Lived in
  • Kanpur

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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