Vikas is an entrepreneur, blogger, speaker and adjunct professor.
After spending 15 years in the start-up world, Vikas stumbled-on his own business idea (Keyhubs), while completing an MBA at Duke University. He nurtured the idea for a couple of years before quitting his job in 2009 to pursue it full-time. Keyhubs® is a software and services company specializing in the power and wisdom of human networks and crowd-sourced sentiment.
He is also founder of Neighborhood Forest – a social venture dedicated to giving free trees to schoolchildren every Earth Day. Since 2010, Neighborhood Forest has given away over 18,000 trees in 9 states, which have been planted by thousands of children and families in mostly residential, urban settings.
He is passionate about purpose-driven entrepreneurship and teaches on the subject, as an adjunct, at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
He lives with his wife and two boys in Minneapolis.