Education and Career Growth of Nitin Khanna

Nitin Khanna is a dedicated businessman who was born on 18th March 1971 in India and later relocated to Portland, Oregon, in the United States. He attended the Lawrence School Sanawar for his earlier education and proceeded for a Bachelor’s degree and later masters in Industrial Engineering at the University of Purdue in Portland. He served as the chairman, Merger Tech, which is a global Mergers and Acquisition Advisory company that specializes in guiding Tech firms to realize the financial reason behind acquisition. Before his current position, Khanna embarked on his entrepreneurial journey back in 1998 by co-founding Saber Corp., which was a software development firm.

In 2007, he grew the company to an independent and the largest in the industry that provided state tech solutions across the United States with over $120MM of value. Khanna later made a fortune out of the company by selling it to EDS at a value of over 4x its initial value- $460 MM. He still maintained his position at EDS as the government business operations and later quit in 2011. During his service at Saber, Khanna oversaw eight mergers and acquisitions that added to his skills that enabled him to establish Merger Tech. Before joining Saber, he served various senior capacities at Oracle Corporation. Some of the mergers he led included acquisition of Serene Corporation by AST Corporation, acquisition of Springbrook by Accela, acquisition of ArcTouch by Grey, and acquisition of AppThwack by Amazon Web Services and many more others.

In 2015, Khanna worked towards legalizing medical and recreational cannabis, where he invested $100B in the venture. He established Cura Cannabis Solutions and grew it to a greater height, to being one of the largest in the industry in Portland, Oregon. Nitin Khanna invested in an Indian tech firm where he made a $5 million investment, Isos Inc., which is a software development firm, providing tools for smart attendance, security management, real-time tracking, inventory management, and cashless transactions to companies. Besides his career, Khanna creates time to develop his hobbies. He is a self-trained DJ, who had a club in Portland. He also loves wines; he invented Pinot Noir wine known as Four Handles.

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