Romesh T. Wadhwani is the founder and chairman of Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm investing in software and software services companies. He is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, having created and sold three companies in 30 years. He has a net worth of $1.9 billion. In 2000, Wadhwani's e-commerce start-up Aspect Development Inc was acquired by i2 Technologies, another Indian-owned company, in a historic and one of the largest deals in the US software industry that year. His Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurial Development at the Indian School of Business focuses on on broad-based policy research. Romesh currently serves on the boards of directors of STG companies SymphonyIRI Group, Symphony Services, Lawson, MSC Software and Shopzilla. Romesh says strengthening Indian entrepreneurship in the technology domain will accelerate the economic development in the country while contributing positively to the global business scenario.