With a focus on International Business Development, Global Investments, Corporate Development, and Corporate Ventures. Suresh has more than 30 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence, STEM, Telecom, Virtual Reality, Satellite, Aviation, Digital Health, IoT, and Digital Security.
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Suresh was a co-founder of Verdexus Inc., a boutique technology investment firm based in Toronto, Canada and London, UK.
Prior to Verdexus, he was EMEA Head of Investment, Corporate Development, Strategy, and Venturing at Compaq Computer Corp. The remit included tech investments in all industry sectors, syndication of deals in technology, and incremental sales models in more than 100 countries involving both small and large transactions.
Previous to Compaq he was a director of Netscape Communications Europe, responsible for sales and marketing in emerging markets working with Marc Andreessen and his management.
Suresh has worked as an executive for IBM, HP, BMW, Apple, and Virgin. He also started a regional airline in Germany and worked for numerous NASDAQ listed Silicon Valley-based companies.
Suresh has served as an advisory board member of Ernst & Young's (EY) European Technology group.
Suresh holds a Dual Masters in Business from the Carlson School of Management, USA, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria.
Industry Expertise (20)
VC and Private Equity
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Oil and Gas
Areas of Expertise (12)
Deal Structuring and Syndication
Securing Follow-On Investments and Trade Partners
Valuations of Tech Companies
Due Diligence Processes
Reporting and Compliance
Exit Planning and Consulting
Legal Term Sheet and Private Placement Agreements
Sales Leadership Training
Business Plan Execution
Vienna University of Economics & Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), Austria.: MBA, Global 2014
University of Brighton, UK: Diploma, Information Technology and Business Adminstration, Artificial Intelligence 1988
University of Minnesota. Carlson School of Business, USA: MBA, Global 2014
- English Native Fluent
- German B1
- Polish A1
- Hindi A1
Media Appearances (2)
Venture Capitalists Forum: "How to build a successful relationship between startups and VCs"
In this forum successful entrepreneurs and VCs will discuss "How to build a successful relationship between a startups and VCs". The Venture Capitalist Forum is co-organised by the AVCO (Austrian Venture Capitalist Organisation).
Seedstars Kiev 2018
Seedstars @Seedstars · 14 Dec 2018 “When you are a startup, don’t do this machine gun approach to the venture environment. Try to make a list of VCs investing in your sector”, Suresh Patel, Iseo Ventures, at the discussion panel "Venture in the Emerging Market: Challenge or Opportunity" at #SSWCEE
Event Appearances (1)
"How to build a successful relationship between startups and VCs"
4th European Semantic Technology Conference (ESTC), Vienna 2010 Vienna
Sample Talks (1)
“The Value of Regional vs Tourist VC Investors in the Emerging Europe”
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training