About the Author
Vinay Trivedi's background is in technology, investing and product management. His investing experience is from The Blackstone Group and Romulus Capital, where he focused on technology, consumer, and education investments across stages. His product experience includes Citymapper (Benchmark & Index backed smart city company) and Locu (General Catalyst-backed data startup). He is an active angel investor and the author of How to Speak Tech, a technology education book featured at SXSW in 2014.
Passionate about technology policy and economic development, Vinay serves as an ambassador to the Startup in Residence Program hosted by the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation. He also works closely with The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative to help strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems around the US.
He received his Computer Science degree from Harvard University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and as a John Harvard Scholar. He has been a proud resident of six cities and three countries.