Abhay Bhushan

Chairman, Asquare Inc.

IIT Kanpur

Abhay K. Bhushan is Chairman of Asquare, Inc., a professional services company. Prior to this, he was co-founder and CFO of YieldUP International Corporation, a public company acquired by FSI International in 1999. In 1996, Bhushan was Co-founder, Chairman, President, and CEO of Portola Communications, a private company acquired by Netscape in 1997. From 1974 to 1996, Bhushan was at Xerox Corporation, where he was a senior manager in systems architecture, Xerox Network Systems standards, business development, and environmental leadership. From 1967 to 1974, he was a member of the research staff for M.I.T.'s Project MAC, and was an Internet pioneer and author of the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and early e-mail standards. Bhushan actively mentors a number of start-up companies in Silicon Valley and serves on the Board of Asquare and Pointcross, and of IIT Kanpur Alumni Association, IIT Kanpur Foundation, and PanIIT. Mr Bhushan is the joint holder of over a dozen US patents.