JAINA Executive Committee 2013-15 | JAINA Executive Committee 2011-13
VP Southwest Region (States: AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX, UT)
"We must fulfill the need of increased awareness of Jainism and its principles and their significance and relevance, to the world community at large. I feel that there is a need for motivation, mentorship of second and third generation 18-35 age regional, national Jain -Youth with the theme "I am a north American Jain” addressing, spiritual, educational, social, societal needs and communal participation based on Jain principals. I hope to help JAINA play a leading role in unification of Global Jain community."
Ph. D, EE Rice Univ,’70
B.Tech EE(hons) Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay ‘66
Member Association: Jain Center of North Texas
Jain Center of North Texas
Past President: Jain Society of north Texas two consecutive terms
Active member, Jain Society of North Texas (JSNT) Dallas 1982- 2015, Executive Board,15+ yrs,, Member: founding team, Temple committee (13yrs), dignitary committee, educational, volunteer committees, Senior Forum
Jain Society Houston 1983-1992, Active executive member, temple facility acquisition committee, planning educational & advisory committees.
JSNT liaison representative to interfaith organizations. Jain faith at interfaith forums, panels, educational and church events. Hosted Jain Hour Radio program (~2 YRS).
Jain Educational: Founder team of Houston Jain Pathshala (’84), Teacher since founding to 1992
Lecturer in the monthly general meetings, senior forums Swadhyaya Bi weekly study group past 15+yrs
40+ years of high tech, corporate management
Elected TI Fellow
25yrs at Texas instruments
WW group leadership in SC/IC technology, product strategy, product development and management.
Ten years of startup mentorship, VC, Consultant,
Founder President, University collaborated high-tech startup with state & NSF funding