About Ikhlaq Sidhu
Chief Scientist and Founding Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET)
Faculty Lead, Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP)
Ikhlaq Sidhu is the Chief Scientist and Founding Director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. Prof. Sidhu also developed and founded the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership He received the IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award from his department at Berkeley. He has been granted over 60 US Patents in networking technology, IP telephony, and mobile computing. He was awarded 3Com Corporation’s “Inventor of the Year” in 1999. Dr. Sidhu also serves as a Senior Fellow of the Applied Innovation Institute and as a Venture Advisor at Onset Ventures, a leading Silicon Valley investment firm.