Entrepreneur, Startup Riot — Sanjay Parekh is the founder of Startup Riot and a co-founder of Shotput Ventures. Prior to his current efforts to build up the Atlanta area entrepreneurial community he was the Founder, CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, and member of the Board of Directors at Digital Envoy, a IP based geographic targeting technology company. He was also an American Marshall Memorial Fellow at German Marshall Fund of the United States, member at Young Entrepreneurs Organization, and a Technology Pioneer (2002 & 2003) at World Economic Forum.

In 2003, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.