Dinesh Katiyar joined Accel in 2011.
At Accel, Dinesh focuses on early-stage cross-border (US-India) companies. His investments include Entytle, Mindtickle, Paxata, Simility and Yakit.
Dinesh has been involved in several entrepreneurial pursuits in Silicon Valley. He was a founder at iLeverage (acquired by E.piphany) and SayNow (acquired by Google) and CEO at Small Device (acquired by Digital Chocolate). He also held positions with Sun, Motorola, and Citrix.
Dinesh grew up in Zambia (Africa) and subsequently moved to Mumbai, India. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur.