Amish Parashar is a founding team member of Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley where he is a Partner & Director of Strategic Business Development.
Prior to joining YMVSV’s founding team, Amish served in a variety of operating and entrepreneurial roles. He has served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and company founder. Most recently he was Director of Innovation of a hundred-person private research & development lab which created dozens of novel hardware technologies for start-ups and multinational corporations working in regulated industries.
Amish is a frequent lecturer on complex technology innovation and has held teaching appointments at Stanford’s d.school, Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, Singularity University, and UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management.
Amish earned two engineering degrees: an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a B.E. from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. He also earned a MSc from the University of London. Amish has over a dozen patents granted or pending.