About Ikhlaq Sidhu
Chief Scientist and Founding Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET)
Faculty Lead, Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP)
Ikhlaq Sidhu is the Founding Director and Chief Scientist of UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. In 2009, he received the IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award. Prof. Sidhu also developed and founded the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership and the Global Venture Lab Network with 25 prestigious international universities. Within industry, he serves as a venture advisor to Onset Ventures and a Senior Fellow of the Applied Innovation Institute. He was awarded 3Com’s “Inventor of the Year” award in 1999, and has been granted over 60 US Patents in networking technology, IP telephony, and mobile computing functionality.