Vinay Trivedi works in private equity at The Blackstone Group. He worked in product marketing and analytics at Locu, a venture-backed technology startup acquired by GoDaddy. Trivedi served as a team member on the TED fellow-led Future of the Book education technology challenge. He founded a national non-profit organization called SeniorLink, a youth volunteer agency for teaching seniors about computers and the Internet. Vinay is involved in The Blackstone Charitable Foundation's Entrepreneurship Initiative to help strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems around the US, consults and volunteers at youth mentor programs, and helps promote STEM education initiatives and public policy in New York. Trivedi earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal in Washington, DC for his work in technology education and community service. Trivedi received his A.B. (Honors) in Computer Science from Harvard University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and as a John Harvard Scholar, Weissman Scholar, and Detur Book Prize Winner.