FOUNDER AND CHIEF MENTOR
A serial entrepreneur and holder of 13 US patents, Rajesh Nair founded EnCube Labs in 2014 based on ideas tested in his MIT Master’s thesis, Developing Methods to Catalyze Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Communities from the Ground Up. Earlier in his career, he founded three companies, including Degree Controls, Inc., in Milford NH, for which he received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the New Hampshire High Tech Council in 2002 [CHECK DATE]. Currently, Rajesh’s day jobs include Senior Lecturer and Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at Asia School of Business, started by MIT-Sloan in Kuala Lumpur. He is also a Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. Rajesh holds Masters degrees in Engineering & Management (MIT), Manufacturing Engineering (UMass, Amherst), and Electronic Product Design (IISc). He earned his Bachelors degrees in Electronics & Communications Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and in Physics from Kerala University.