Founder and Trustee
Ashok Trivedi is a seasoned entrepreneur and a visionary thinker. He is the Founding Trustee of Ashoka University, a private non-profit University offering multidisciplinary courses in liberal education. Ashok founded Trivedi School of Biosciences in early 2020 as a cornerstone to the Ashoka University’s natural sciences program. He has also founded the Trivedi Center for Political Data, as a joint venture between the Political Science and Computer Science departments at Ashoka University. The Center aims at promoting data-driven research, policy work, and journalism on India’s political life by producing and disseminating scientifically collected and treated political data. Ashok has co-founded successful technology companies such as IGATE Corporation and Mastech Digital. As the Managing Partner of SWAT Capital, he has been an angel investor in over 50 early-stage technology and financial services businesses. Ashok holds an MBA from the Ohio University and a Masters in Physics from the Delhi University.