At Accel, Dinesh focuses on early stage cross-border (US-India) companies. His investments include Mindtickle, Paxata, Yakit and Simility. Dinesh has been involved in several entrepreneurial pursuits in Silicon Valley. He was a founder at iLeverage (acquired by E.piphany) and SayNow (acquired by Google) and CEO at Small Device (acquired by Digital Chocolate). He also held positions with Sun, Motorola, and Citrix. Dinesh holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur, India.