Vaidya Saolapurkar Chair

1996 Batch alumnus Mr. Vivek S. Vaidya has created the Vaidya Saolapurkar Chair at the institute. The chair seeks to promote excellence and leadership in teaching, research and development in the field of Mathematics.

The primary selection criteria for the chair will be an excellent teaching profile and an international level of quality of research in the field of Mathematics.

Mr. Vaidya is a serial entrepreneur and technology leader who has built industry leading technology companies in enterprise software, data management, analytics, and machine learning/AI over the last 25 years. Currently, he is the Co-founder, General Partner, and CTO of Super{set}, a startup studio that founds, funds, and builds data driven technology companies. Prior to forming Super{set}, he was the CTO of Salesforce Marketing Cloud having joined Salesforce via the acquisition of Krux, a mar-tech platform that he co-founded with Tom Chavez in 2010.