Mr. Saket Gadia
B. Tech., 2002, Metallurgical Engineering & Material Science

Mr. Saket Gadia is the Vice President of Ad Products and Operations at Alphonso Inc (A TV Data Company). After completing BTech from IIT Bombay in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science, he completed Master of Science from State University of New York, Stony Brook in Materials Science and Engineering.

He has 15 years of professional experience in High Tech Product Management, Marketing and Business Operations and Management Consulting. He started his career in Silicon Valley at Cypress Semiconductor in Strategic Marketing and went on to become the Product and Business Unit Manager at Atmel Corporation, managing an automotive product line. He was one of the early Product Managers at NVIDIA Automotive team before moving to Corporate Development and Strategy at Applied Materials. Mr. Gadia seeded a profitable and growing Advertisement Data products and operations solutions for leading TV Data Company Alphonso Inc in Silicon Valley, California, USA.

Mr. Gadia has been volunteering for IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation for more than 10 years. He is President of the largest alumni chapter, instituting and running several large events and initiatives in San Francisco (SF) Bay Area – including IIT Bombay Hackathon, Virtual Reality 101, Fresher’s welcome, annual Inter-IIT cultural competition, Diwali Dhamaka and picnic. He has hosted IIT Bombay’s Directory, Dean and other faculty for various SF Bay area engagements.

Many of the events hosted by him in SF Bay Area were live-streamed to alumni worldwide including students inside IIT Bombay campus. As co-chair for IIT GLC 2015 (the inter-IIT Global Leadership Conference), he developed a networking mobile application to connect more than 2000 IITians effectively.

He cherishes beautiful memories of the time spent at IIT Bombay. He got married to his classmate and got a life partner together with degree at IIT Bombay. He was founding team member of Insight (IIT Bombay student newspaper) during his first year at IIT Bombay campus in 1998.