Vinay Trivedi is an entrepreneur, investor, and tech enthusiast. He has a background in venture capital at Romulus Capital and private equity at The Blackstone Group, and helped run growth and analytics at Locu, a venture-backed tech startup acquired by GoDaddy. Prior to Locu, he served as a team member on a TED fellow-led education technology challenge called ‘Future of the Book’ and founded a national non-profit organization called SeniorLink, a youth volunteer agency for teaching seniors about computers and the Internet. He is the author of How to Speak Tech which explains the basic technologies and terms of Internet startups for individuals with nontechnical backgrounds. He enjoys advising startups and continues to promote and explore his interests in tech education and policy. He earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal in Washington, DC for his work in technology and service. He received his A.B. (Honors) in Computer Science from Harvard University and has been deferring his admission to Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.