With the recent OSU policies regarding COVID-19, we at the Leadership Academy are working diligently to still provide you access to impactful workshops and experiences, though in a modified fashion. The Launch-U Speaker Series workshop on April 23 with Viswanath Kashi will be delivered remotely. More information will be shared as we get closer to the event.

Thursday, April 23rd | 6pm - 8pm | Delivered Remotely



Viswanath P Kashi (Vish) is a 3x founder/entrepreneur and is currently the Founder of Phoneshake - A technology startup focusing on building tools for professional connections and relationships. 

Vish began his career with his first startup at the age of 19 in college and exited in less than a year. He went on to work for an Austrian Water Technology company and later on to a fellowship at Intel Corporation after his education. Subsequently, he founded an education technology startup ‘Uple,’ with his college-mates while at Oregon State University. 

Vish holds a B.Tech in Mechanical engineering from SASTRA University, India and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University. He focuses on Product Development, Strategy, and Fundraising in his current startup. In his free time, he enjoys reading about technology & economics, finding hacks to problems, and helping entrepreneurs who share the same passion.


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