NILAY GOYAL Entrepreneurship Manager, LaunchYU, York University

Nilay is the Entrepreneurship Manager at York University and manages York University’s Entrepreneurship program: LaunchYU. Nilay was the Founding Associate Director of the Creative Destruction Lab accelerator at University of Toronto.

Previously, he founded the semiconductor product division at e-Infochips, scaled its operations and led its acquisition by Cadence Design Systems, a publicly listed company based in San Jose, California. At Cadence, Nilay was involved in due-diligence, asset transfer and integration during two startups acquisition made by Cadence. Nilay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from North Gujarat University, India and MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.