Washington, February 1, 2006
NRI, Entrepreneur Kamil Hasan appointed as
Member of the Democratic Party of USA to help
Democratic National Committee as policy maker.
It will help strong relationship between NRIs
and Democratic Party. Now more NRIs will come
forward in politics and will be endorsed to
the key position in the party as well as in
the Government if Democratic Party wins. Mr.
Kamil Hasan will sit on the table with top leaders
of the Democratic Party to make a plateform
of the party. He will be able to organise and
mobilise the Indian community to participate
in the party, to raise money in a more organised
manner and to reflect issues important to the
Indian Americans in the Democratic platform.
He have been involved in Democratic Party politics
at all level for many years. He raised a lot
of money for John Kerry campaign, the 2004 presidential
candidate and helped establish the first Indo-American
Council in DNC."
Kamil Hasan is a general partner in the San
Jose-based venture company, Hitek Venture Partners.
He received his B.S. in engineering from Aligarh
Muslim University, India, in 1967, an M.S. degree
in engineering from M.I.T, in 1969, and a Ph.D.
degree in engineering from UC, Berkeley in 1973.
After receiving his Ph.D., he taught at the
Indian Institute of Technology, Dehli, as an
assistant professor of engineering and later
at Stanford University as an associate professor
For more than 25 years, Hasan has worked in
the software industry. He founded Hitek Venture
Partners in 1995, to invest in early-stage companies
in the internet, e-commerce, telecommunications,
and enterprise software areas. He has a portfolio
of 35 companies and serves on the board of five
of these companies.
Kamil's articles have appeared in more than
50 technical and trade journals, and he is a
recipient of a John F. Lincoln Foundation award
for outstanding achievement in engineering design.
Kamil and Talat Hasan have two daughters and
live in Saratoga, California. They have recently
purchased land in Santa Cruz county and intend
to establish a home there as well. They are
actively involved in charity and educational
activities through the Hasan Family Foundation.