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Shahani Markus

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Chairperson and CEO, Capaxus (Pvt) Ltd. and Founder and CEO, Emojot Inc.. Purdue grad. Purdue grad.

Chairperson and CEO, Capaxus (Pvt) Ltd. and Founder and CEO, Emojot Inc.. Purdue grad. Purdue grad.

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Founder

Auxenta Inc.
Emojot Inc.

Positions

Co-Founder, President and CTO Auxenta Inc. 2013 - present
Founder, CEO and President Emojot Inc. 2014 - present
Interim CTO Baycoins LLC 2014 - 2014
Academic and Research Appointments Multiple Universities 1991 - 2014
Senior eGovernance Consultant United Nations Development Program (UNDP) 2012 - 2012
Adviser to the Royal Government of Bhutan Ministry of Information and Communications 2010 - 2011
Chief Technology Office (CTO) ICT Agency of Sri Lanka 2006 - 2008
Board of Management Member University of Colombo School of Computing 2002 - 2008
Head of Engineering / Chief Software Architect Virtusa, Sri Lanka 2001 - 2006
Senior Software Engineer Prescient Markets 2000 - 2001
Consultant IBM TJ Watson Research Center 1997 - 1999

Education

Purdue University Computer Science
National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) Computer Systems Design
Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ladies College, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Mobile
  • • Education
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Edutainment
  • • Higher Education
  • • Content
  • • News
  • • TV

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Tony Wasserman
We worked together  •  Prof. Software Mgmt, Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley; Founder/CEO, Interactive Development Environments; Director, Open Source Initiative.
Shahani has an excellent track record in building several successful companies over her career, and knows what it takes to do it again.

Tony Wasserman
They're my friends  •  Prof. Software Mgmt, Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley; Founder/CEO, Interactive Development Environments; Director, Open Source Initiative.
Tony has vast experience, both as an entrepreneur and as an educator. His exposure to a wide spectrum of people/personalities and scenarios ... makes him an ideal advisor who would be able to distill the important issues.