Jigar Mehta

Passionate about the intersection of media and entrepreneurship.

As a founding team member at Matter. I supported entrepreneurs building a more informed, connected, and empowered society through our 4-month start-up accelerator in San Francisco.

Co-creator of the documentary project 18 Days in Egypt which is supported by the Tribeca Film Institute's New Media Fund and is part of the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Storylab.

I've been honored to be a Knight Journalism Fellow and a video journalist at The New York Times. I'm currently a boardmember with the South Asian Journalists Association and a executive team member.at News Xchange.

...Oh, I bleed Blue and Gold. BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MJ in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley where I was a Drake Engineering and Human Rights Fellow.

Jigar@JigarMehta.com | (510.326.3874)

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jigarmehta

(Photo Credit: Preston Merchant)