Innovate State is a collaboration between the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and the MSU Innovation Center.
Hosted at the Gaynor Entrepreneurship Lab, Innovate State welcomes successful Spartan alumni back to campus for a fireside chat. Guests share their perspectives on everything from launching start-ups to experiencing success and failure to building dynamic and nurturing work cultures.
Anurag is an experienced global technology and management consultant with a talent for finding innovative solutions to complex business problems and building and growing businesses. He has extensive experience working with and for companies that range in size from the Global 500 to pre-investment startups. Anurag is a Charter Member and former President of TIE Austin, former CEO Chair for the Austin chapter of Vistage, an exclusive community of 14,500 global business leaders, where he guides and mentors a business group of 10+ CEOs. As a trained Chair, Anurag is dedicated to helping businesses uncover unique opportunities, maximize profits and influence others.
As a serial entrepreneur, Anurag has previously raised $14M in Venture funding at Mediaprise where he was Founder and CEO. Most recently, Anurag Co-founded iTexico, a leader in Nearshore software services. Within nine years, he has grown iTexico into a multi-million dollar company employing over 300 individuals and maintaining over 200 clients in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Anurag holds an MBA from Michigan State University’s Broad School of Business, MS in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.