Sankrant Sanu is an entrepreneur, writer and researcher based in Seattle and Gurgaon. His areas of interest include business, entrepreneurship, technology and culture studies. He has been a regular columnist for Entrepreneur India magazine. Sankrant most recently co-founded Miloka Corporation, a company providing solutions for the Indian Real Estate Industry. Prior to this Sankrant co-founded Paramark Corporation, a Seattle and Bay Area startup engaged in developing technology solutions for the automated optimization of online marketing campaigns. He spent nine years at Microsoft Corporation in various engineering and management roles. When he left Microsoft, Sankrant had overall charge of development for Microsoft Share Point Portal Server, a project that he helped start at the company. Sankrant has been investing for over 20 years. He generally takes a long-term view supplemented by shorter term hedging strategies using options. Sankrant is a graduate of IIT Kanpur and the University of Texas. He holds six US technical patents. Disclaimer: I am not a registered investment advisor and nothing contained in any materials should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell securities. Investors should always conduct their own due diligence with any potential investment.