CEO University: Accion Labs' Kinesh Doshi shares what he learned from Indian Institute of Technology at Delhi and Northwestern University

CEOs of four of the region’s fastest-growing companies shared lessons learned in college that prepared them for their roles today. Here's what Kinesh Doshi, founder and CEO of Accion Labs, had to say:

Kinesh Doshi, founder and CEO of Accion Labs, prides himself on his ability to turn a 60 slide PowerPoint presentation into three slides. When dealing with customers, partners or employees, he gets right to the point. He never gets on a plane for business if a phone call will do.

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'Impactful Women' summit addresses opportunities in technology

When considering the gender imbalance in technology-related professions, consider the words of a British man who goes by “Replicant Fish.”

“Men will always have a bigger, more natural connection with tech than women will. It’s not a sense of men keeping women out. Men are more naturally into these things,” he states amid the recurring misogyny of one of his YouTube posts, while alleging that women prefer the confines of, say, the cosmetics industry.

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Pittsburgh Business Times: Coolest Offices

WHY IT'S A COOL OFFICE: Formerly located in Upper St. Clair, Accion Labs recently moved to its 9,000-square-foot office, located off Interstate 79 in Collier Township, allowing easy access from many parts of the city. The office's modern feel is a fit for Accion’s vision of emerging technologies, driven by its focus on technological innovation and digital transformation.

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NEWSJennifer Wells