Shobhan Thakkar

Shobhan joined NRCCUA in July 2017 as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.  He also works on corporate development matters for NRCCUA.  With a broad background that includes working at a big 4 accounting firm, in the New York City office of a global law firm and as an attorney at Epic, Shobhan is able to advise on business, legal and accounting issues. He also has extensive startup and working with high growth companies, including, leading a Madison tech company to a successful exit as general counsel, and being on the founding teams of several high-growth tech companies, the most recent just having completed a $10MM Series A round. Shobhan was also a founding partner of Healthx Ventures and currently serves as an adviser for fund.

Shobhan has a law degree and a masters of accounting from The Ohio State University. He also has degrees in finance and economics from the University of Illinois. Now residing in Austin, Texas, Shobhan previously lived in Madison, WI where, among other recognitions, he was recognized at Madison’s 40 under 40 in 2014.  Shobhan has regularly lectured at the University of Wisconsin and has a passion in assisting entrepreneurs with all aspects of starting and growing their companies as well as helping technology companies in their M&A and corporate development activities.  Shobhan is currently part of the prestigious Kauffman Fellows program, one of the world’s premier innovation, leadership, and venture capital focused programs.