Kanwal and Ann Rekhi
Kanwal and Ann Rekhi provided
A visionary in the technology industry, Kanwal has been active in
the Silicon Valley community of entrepreneurs. He is head of Ensim Corporation, a global leader in
Early in his career, he faced recurrent layoffs. After the third, he intended to become “self-sufficient.” In 1982, he founded Excelan, a pioneering computer networking company, which merged with Novell, Inc., in 1989. Kanwal became executive vice president and led the firm’s product development and technology strategies, including Novell’s UNIX systems group. After leaving Novell, he went to work at Intellimatch, an Internet database service, and CyberMedia.
Kanwal now invests in companies that concentrate on software and networking systems. He has been recognized for his commitment to technology and business startups and was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Venture magazine in1987.
This computer science hall adds 51,000 square feet to Fisher Hall.
“I’m happy to pay back.”