Prerak Vakharia is an associate with Jina Ventures with extensive experience in operational management of the New York office, and will lead the launch of the Jina office in Ahmedabad, India, where he will focus on deal sourcing and investment initiatives across Gujarat state.
Prior to joining the Jina team, Prerak was a member of the technical team at Ztango Inc, the nation's leading wireless messaging and multimedia solutions Company. Mr. Vakharia led technical development at Ztango (now known as RealNetworks, Inc) with international telecom clients such as SaskTel, one of the leading carriers in Canada. Prior to his tenure at Ztango, Prerak was a leading engineer at major Indian firms including Vacunair and Brady Morris. He brings to Jina Ventures a wealth of resources and relationships spanning the Indian subcontinent and Asia. Mr. Vakharia received his mechanical engineering degree from the Nirma University in Ahmedabad India.