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Hitesh Parashar

Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate
Hitesh is an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate. In this role he helps with deal flow, evaluation and due diligence of the potential investments. Hitesh also helps the portfolio companies with product strategy.
Hitesh is a product expert who excels at building internet platforms for both consumers and businesses. Most recently, Hitesh helped a leading financial services company with a post-acquisition data center transformation project. Hitesh also worked with Expedia as their head of social/user generated content product group. He helped establish one of the biggest verified reviews and ratings program for the travel industry and led the product relationship with social platform providers. Before Expedia Hitesh co-founded vChatter, which grew to become one of the most popular video chat applications on Facebook with more than 5 Million users. Hitesh also worked in different consulting and product roles with i2 Technologies and clients including Hitachi, SanDisk, Intel, Cisco, Taiwan Semiconductor and Huawei.
Hitesh has an MBA from UC Berkeley and graduated at the top of his Computer Engineering BS class.