The V. Mohan Graduate Award

Mr. Venkat A. Mohan is an Operating Partner at Norwest Venture Partners. Mr. Mohan focuses on Internet-based solutions, including identity-focused solutions. He joined Norwest Venture Partners in 2000. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer at OnDisplay, Inc. which he helped take public in 1999 and which was subsequently acquired by Vignette Corporation. He served as a Vice President of Global Marketing and E-Commerce at GEIS. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer at CADIS, Inc. He served as an Executive Vice President of Marketing at VMX, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Wipro Ltd. He was a Strategic Advisor to Arbortext.

He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and general management. Mr. Mohan has an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was elected a Baker Scholar. Mr. Mohan also holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He and his wife Roopa established The Venkat and Roopa Mohan Scholarships in ISE for outstanding Master’s students in ISE in 2018.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must be a student pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen
  • The applicant’s GPA must be at least 3.5

To apply, complete and submit this form.