Vijay Reddy is Director at Intel Capital investing in Software and Services including Open Source platform technologies, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things. His primary areas of interest are in Machine Learning, AI, Robotics and Computer Vision. Vijay is a board observer and/or has responsibility for several portfolio companies including Inrix, Zumigo, Voxer, Mirantis, BlueData and Whoknows. Prior to joining Intel, Vijay held senior Business Development and Product Development roles in the communications, software and semiconductor industries. He began his career as an entrepreneur when he postponed his PhD to co-found his first startup. He brings an entrepreneurial perspective and has taken a founder first approach while being actively involved with the startup community as a mentor and advisor. Vijay received his MBA from Chicago Booth (Finance and Entrepreneurship) and has a BS & MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering with top honors.