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 companies, resulting in 37+ 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 Validity Sensors. 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 holds a BA (honors) in Economics from St. Stephen's College (India), an MS and BS, Phi Beta Kappa, in Computer Science from WSU, and a MBA from Stanford. Arjun is a member of the 2001 class of Henry Crown Fellows and a Trustee of the Aspen Institute.