Advisory Board Member
Narinder is a technology entrepreneur focused on using artificial intelligence to improve medical delivery and decision making. He was co-founder and board member at Appirio (acquired by Wipro), a leader in delivering innovation to companies through emerging technologies.
At Appirio he led strategy, R&D, and marketing – most recently as President of topcoder, a crowdsourcing design, development and data science community. He helped bootstrap the company and subsequently raise over $110 million from Sequoia Capital, GGV, General Atlantic and salesforce.com. Prior to Appirio, Narinder worked at SAP in the Office of the CEO and at webMethods as a GM and R&D leader.
Narinder has been recognized for leadership in the New York Times, named one of San Francisco Business Times 40 under 40, and appeared on CNN, C-Span and the Daily Show. He has represented Appirio at the World Economic Forum and testified before the House Science Committee on Innovation.
He holds a BS from Northwestern, an MBA from Wharton and a Masters in Translational Medicine from UCSF and Berkeley. Narinder works with several non–profits; currently serving as an advisor to City Health Works and as executive chairman of the board of the Sikh Coalition.