As a veteran of the demanding Silicon Valley tech industry, our co-founder Krishna Subramanian regularly stresses the role of a mentor as an impartial guide through trying events in one’s personal and professional life. As simple as it may sound, in reality, choosing the right mentor takes careful consideration of what each candidate offers you at each stage of your life.

Krishna explains the selection process that has helped get him to where he is today in a piece for Entrepreneur: Why You Should Look at Everyone From Your Barista to the CEO of Google as a Potential Mentor.


  • Why you need a mentor
  • The right and wrong ways to find a mentor
  • The different pools of candidates you can select from and their [respective?] value
  • Why you should consider a mentor you can outgrow