Niket Desai

 

Niket Desai is an industrial engineer and Internet entrepreneur. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009.  He cofounded the mobile application startup Punchd in 2010 with Reed Morse and Xander Pollock and sold it to Google in 2011, where he worked for several years.  He has also worked as the Chief of Staff at Flipkart and as an Investment Fellow at UC Berkeley.  He is a founding partner of Yomomma Ventures.  Niket researches technology’s effects on free societies and is focused on developing technology that promotes deep connection and wellbeing.