Miheer Walavalkar

Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer @ LiveLike

Miheer Walavalkar is the co-founder and chief business officer of LiveLike, responsible for leading global business development and overseeing the company’s financial strategies. Walavalkar has played a key role in helping the company secure partnerships with top networks to broadcast major sporting events. Upon graduating from elite accelerator TechStars in 2015, the company won TechCrunch’s prestigious “1st and Future” start-up completion.

Walavalkar brings a strong background in sports business and technology to the LiveLike team. Prior to his role at LiveLike, he served as chief business officer then later CEO, of YouFoot, a UK-based tech startup that works with soccer federations and teams around the world. Before this, he was the co-founder and head of business development for Zaya (formerly TeachAClass), an India-based education technology company for students in low-income schools. The company received multiple awards including NASSCOM’s Social Innovation Honor and the Global Education Challenge, and Walavalkar was subsequently recognized as one of CNBC’s India ‘Young Entrepreneurs.’

He graduated with a masters in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.