Desh Deshpande

Global / Board of Directors / DESHPANDE FOUNDATION
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Dr. Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande is a trustee of Deshpande Foundation along with his wife Jaishree. Desh is also the president and chairman of Sparta Group LLC, a family investment office. Desh has pursued an entrepreneurial career and built several companies including Cascade Communications and Sycamore Networks. He lives in Boston and serves as a life-member of the MIT Corporation.

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