Karl Mehta

Karl Mehta

Chairman of the Quad Investors Network, Edcast

Over 30 years of experience in founding, funding and building technology businesses from the ground-up. His specialties include: Semiconductors, AI/ML, Consumer Internet, Enterprise SaaS, FinTech, New Venture Development and Funding.

Karl also served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, selected by the Obama Administration during the inaugural 2012-13 term. In 2014 he was appointed by Governor Brown to the Workforce Investment Board of the State of California. In 2010, Karl won the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from Ernst & Young for Northern California. He was selected as Top 50 CEO by USA Today & Comparably for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He is an award Recipient at the UN General Assembly for our work on SDG education with Novus Innovation Award in July 2016.


Karl is on the boards of Simpa Networks and on the advisory board of Intel Capital and Chapman University’s Center of Entrepreneurship. Karl is founder of several non-profit’s including Code For India and Grassroots Innovation. He is author of ‘Financial Inclusion at the Bottom of the Pyramid.