B.V. Jagadeesh is the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Exodus Communications. Exodus pioneered the Internet Data Centre market, and was ranked 11th in Business Week’s “Hottest of the Hot” information technology industries of 1999. B.V. has funded about 16 start-ups in the US and continues to maintain his links to India in the same way. He is a member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and is committed to his community, his alma maters and to encouraging global development of opportunities. He is extremely proud and connected to his alma maters – a village school in Bagalur, Sheshadripuram High School, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore, and VJTI, Mumbai and very passionate about creating positive opportunities for our youth.