Vivek Sanghi : Profile
Member DNA Global Network India Team

Vivek Sanghi is an entrepreneur and leader with 20 years of global experiences across diverse work environments and industry eco‐systems. Vivek is passionate about helping clients envision and enable the delivery of platforms and services that delight their customers: with emphasis on definition and execution of strategies for their innovation, end‐to‐end user experiences, and global eco‐system development.

During his exciting career, Vivek has had the opportunity to play leadership roles at the global technology platform leader ‘Intel Corporation’ (Santa Clara, CA), and the global product and service innovation consulting services leader ‘frog design’ (San Francisco, CA). Earlier, Vivek started his professional career in India with Applied Electro‐Magnetics (1988); a leading provider of embedded solutions to Indian defense organizations. Later, at Intel Vivek enabled 3 generation of founders and executive leaders: to define and articulate their global vision for the future of computing and communication technology platforms; by delivering innovative market insights and technology illustrations. More recently, at frog design, Vivek managed a global team focused on delivering their leading design and innovation consulting services to Fortune 500 clients like Intel, Cisco, and Walmart. Finally, Vivek has built on his innate entrepreneurial instincts: by envisioning and building two innovative startup ventures over the years: ‘Creative Integration’ (San Jose, CA and India): a document management platform provider to help customers enhance their productivity; and ‘Via Memoria’ (Pleasanton, CA and India): a personal digital media content service provider to help customers create ‘movies from memories’.

Vivek’s diverse experiences have enabled him to collaborate with customers and partners spanning both Global Markets: Asia (India, China, S. Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia), N. America & Europe (U.K., Germany, Spain, Switzerland); and across Industries: Technology platform providers, Mobile service & Device providers, Retailers, Government and research organizations.

Vivek’s experiences are complimented by sound professional education, including: M.B.A. from HAAS School of Business at U.C. Berkley, M.S. ‐ Electrical & Computer Engineering from University of Michigan, and Bachelors ‐ Computer Science from India. Vivek speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi, and can also converse in Japanese, German and Kannada. In July 2010, Vivek, with his wife and son, returned from the Silicon Valley to India: to help customers define, articulate and execute strategies for product innovation, global eco‐system development and go‐to‐market initiatives.

Vivek delivers unique value based on diverse global experiences that have rendered rich perspectives in his approach: the ‘systems thinking’ discipline of a technologist, the passion of an innovative entrepreneur, and the articulation ability of a visionary.