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Ashutosh (Ashu) Pande

Ashutosh (Ashu) Pande is VP Product and Market Development at The Fabric where he works with co-created companies in the cloud/IoT infrastructure space to fine tune their product architecture, feature roadmap, and guides them in identifying early adopters and lighthouse customers. Most recently he was founder and Chief Innovation/ Chief Product Officer at PaySe, an off-line off-chain crypto currency payment system. It is globally the first cryptocurrency to receive approval from federal regulator along with an operating license to use it as a payment solution. Before PaySe, Ashu founded Arogya mHealth to bring preventive health to billions globally by leveraging the power of bio-sensors, big data and big data analytics. This was an IOT system with security as the basic foundation of the platform. Realizing his solution was ahead of its time, he pivoted the company from health towards payment. Before starting Arogya, Ashu was Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure Services and Business Unit at Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR, now Qualcomm). Ashutosh helped CSR develop partnerships, product solutions and tools to allow its customers bring Wireless-GPS products to market and further the adoption and acceptance of its patented AGPS solution. He worked in bringing LBS into emerging markets. In India, his team delivered a SaaS Telematic solution. In a career spanning nearly three decades, Ashu has worked on various products in the mobile ecosystem from chipsets to handsets and most recently in IOT network infrastructure and edge security. Ashu holds a M. Sc. Electrical Engineering from University of Alberta and a B. Tech in Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. He is a pioneer in mobile telephony and location technology and is named in over 60 issued patents in India, US, EU, Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Australia. Ashu, is an advisor to Your Nest Angel Fund in India and has served on the board of SiRF (NASDAQ: SIRF), CSR India (London: CSR.LN), and Starscriber.