Dean's Advisory Board Member

Dr. Satbir Khanuja

Dr. Satbir Khanuja, President and CEO, DataSphere Technologies Dr. Satbir Khanuja

Operating Partner
Fuse Venture Partners

Venture Advisor
Ignition Partners

Dr. Satbir Khanuja currently is an Operating Partner at Fuse Venture Partners and Venture Advisor at Ignition Partners.  He serves on the boards of Digi International, a leading IoT company and LevelTen Energy, world’s largest renewable marketplace.  He also is an advisor to several technology startups including Symend, Enlyft, Livestories and Corestack. He led DataSphere Technologies Inc. as the Chief Executive Officer and President and created two successful businesses- LandWatch, world’s largest land and rural properties marketplace and DataSphere Local- leading online and mobile marketing platform for small and medium businesses.  Both the businesses were acquired by publicly traded companies.  He also spent seven years at Amazon.com as a member of the executive team and was the Vice President of Worldwide Traffic Organization, responsible for driving billions of dollars in sales through free and paid traffic to all Amazon websites worldwide. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of Amazon's IMDb.com and In-Theater businesses, where he created all business functions and built the division into one of the 50 most trafficked web sites in the world. Prior to Amazon.com, he was with McKinsey & Company where he led projects in several industries, including electronics, telecommunication and banking.  He holds a Ph.D. in Ceramics Engineering from MIT and B. Tech. degree from IIT in Bombay, India.