Mr. Kamalesh Dwivedi


Mr. Kamalesh Dwivedi is the President and General Partner at 3Lines Venture Capital based out of Denver, USA.


Mr. Dwivedi did his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering in 1979 from IIT Kanpur. He has a Master's of Engineering degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, and has completed the Program for Management Development (PMD) from Harvard Business School. His current technology interests and investments include a broad spectrum of Artificial Intelligence, Software Defined Networking, and Blockchain-based distributed applications. Mr. Dwivedi has been a CIO of many global corporations in their transformative phases in the US and Japan and has done business in all major economies of the world. He has helped create multi-billion dollar returns in portfolio companies of global Private Equity firms such as Bain Capital.

As a CIO, Mr. Dwivedi has led IT organizations during periods of utmost changes in the companies' business models and their scale. He has been involved with more than two dozen of mergers and acquisitions of the companies.

Contributions to IITK

  • Pandit Ramchandra Dwivedi Chair
  • Pandit Girish Ranjan and Sushma Rani Pathak Chair
  • Opportunity School Fund
  • Shiksha Sopan
  • Gargi Award
  • Lilavati Award
  • Maitreyi Award