- Texas A&M University : Master’s Degree in Computer Science
- Nagarjuna University : Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Highly revered as a tech guru, angel investor, and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Mr. Kishore Pallapothu has always had a deep understanding of new-age technologies, and a knack to identify, acknowledge, and invest in businesses with great growth potential. Over the years, he has been associated with multiple mid-level enterprises, startups, and innovative companies that he has supported in diverse ways. Owing to a collaborative approach, he has successfully built a strong network that comprises enterprises and venture capitalists working together to bring a holistic reformation across verticals to create a better future for industries and communities.
Through his years as an entrepreneur and angel investor, Pallapothu has garnered interest and a deep understanding in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Cloud, and Mobile Infrastructure, Application Security, and tech-based applications specifically involving Construction and Real Estate sectors.
At present Mr. Pallapothu is the Founder and CEO of ChoozeHire, an AI-powered Human Resource platform, which is leveraged by enterprises to automate the crucial steps of hiring employees. Before ChoozeHire, around 2003, he established Sysnet Technology Solutions that was acquired by New Jersey’s Astir IT Solutions. The acquisition was a result of the latter’s vision to expand its West Coast operations. Pallapothu was also the founder of Thompson Infosystems and several others in the past.
Mr. Pallapothu’s started as a Senior Engineer at the Oracle Corporation at the company’s Redwood City headquarters. After a while, he took a job as Project Team Lead at Siebel Systems (Global CRM Company), which later on got merged with the Oracle Corporation.
Over his long tenure as an IT employee, and then as an entrepreneur and an investor, Pallapothu has moved beyond the professional periphery making a significant impact through his philanthropic work.
He regularly volunteers for multiple non-profit organizations supporting low-wage workers and financially struggling communities to improve their life-state. Through his non-profit organization, SkillWiki, he has been aiding low-wage professionals to gain advanced IT skills, so that they can get a well-paid job.
Kishore Pallapothu, also actively volunteers at the West Valley Community Services earning quite a name in the community for his continued contributions. The non-profit has been working with the local communities in West San Jose, Cupertino, Lost Gatos, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga to eradicate poverty, homelessness, and unemployment. Pallapothu is intensely involved with the organization’s food and housing initiatives that support both individuals and families.
- ASA Elevate Award : Pallapothu’s non-profit organization SkillWiki was given the 2019 Elevate Award by the ASA volunteering work and contributions through the unique Career Enhancement Program named Invest in Yourself, which was designed to help professionals with IT skills development so they can get a higher-paying job and uplift their living conditions.
- West Valley Community Services Award : Owing to the remarkable volunteering work and contributions to uplift the underprivileged communities in the region, Pallapothu was recognized by the West Valley Community Services.
- SkillWiki : As the Founder and CEO of SkillWiki, Mr. Kishore Pallapothu has been supporting low-wage workers with skills-development programs involving advanced IT technologies enabling them to gain the competence to apply for a well-paid job. http://www.skillwiki.org
- Volunteering at West Valley Community Services (Cupertino): For years, Pallapothu has been volunteering regularly at the West Valley Community Services to improve the living conditions of the homeless and the financially challenged individuals and families in West San Jose, Cupertino, Monate Sereno, and Los Gatos by providing food and shelter. https://www.wvcommunityservices.org/