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Prime Minister Modi Addresses Silicon Valley

Sep 28, 2015

KQED Radio – Monday, September 28, 2015 – 9:00 AM –

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi tours Silicon Valley this weekend, holding events at Facebook and Google and packing the 18,500-seat SAP Center in San Jose with supporters from the tech community.

Modi is using the West Coast visit to attract U.S.financial and intellectual capital and to promote his "Digital India" campaign, which includes creation of a new internet infrastructure for the country.

We discuss the economic and cultural exchange between Silicon Valley and India.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Beth Willon, senior editor of KQED's Silicon Valley news desk
  • Vinod Dham, executive managing director of IndoUS Venture Partners
  • Geetha Vallabhaneni, founder of Luminix
  • Deepak Aatresh, founder of Aditazz

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