Rudra Pandey

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Rudra Pandey
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EducationMehran University, Northeastern University
Known forCo-founder of D2Hawkeye; Founder of Deerwalk; Founder of Deerwalk Institute of Technology; Founder & Executive Chairman of Deerhold Ltd

Rudra Pandey (Nepali: रुद्र पाण्डे; born 1963) is a Nepali entrepreneur, currently serving as Founder & Executive Chairman of Deerhold Ltd, an American company providing Software Development and Information Technology services globally. He is also the Chairman of Deerwalk Institute of Technology[1] and the Chairman of Hamro Patro.[2] In 2017, he received the prestigious FNCCI Gold Award (Trendsetters) in the sector of Information Technology.[3]


Pandey holds a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology and a Ph.D. in economics from Northeastern University.


Prior to founding Deerhold Ltd, he founded Deerwalk Inc., a healthcare analytics company based in Lexington, Massachusetts. Deerwalk was acquired by Cedar Gate Technologies in 2020.[4] Deerwalk was featured in a case study "Offshore Pricing with Onshore Management: A Case Study in Innovation and Technology Management".[5]

Before that, Pandey co-founded D2Hawkeye where he served as Chief Technology Officer. After its acquisition by Verisk Analytics,[6] D2Hawkeye became Verisk Health where Pandey served as Chief Operating Officer. "D2Hawkeye: Growing the Medical IT Enterprise" was a case study at Harvard Business School.[7] D2Hawkeye was a recipient of Governor's Entrepreneurial Spirit Award in 2005.[8]

Earlier in his career, Pandey worked as a parking a booth attendant[9], business systems engineer, database architect and as a consultant.


Pandey is involved in social work primarily via Deerwalk Foundation which has been doing work in the area of education, healthcare, tourism, sustainable development, agriculture and sanitation.[10] He has also contributed to organizations like Help Nepal Network.


Pandey was born in Naubise, Dhading, Nepal. He lives with his wife, Muna Joshi, in Lexington, Massachusetts. He has two daughters Erica Pandey and Maia (Mahika) Pandey.


Case Studies[edit]



  1. ^ Management Team of DWIT
  2. ^ "Rudra Pandey Joins Hamro Patro as the Chairman of the Board of Directors".
  3. ^ FNCCI Gold Award
  4. ^ Cedar Gate Technologies acquires Deerwalk
  5. ^ Deerwalk Case Study
  6. ^ ISO acquires D2Hawkeye
  7. ^ D2Hawkeye HBS Case Study
  8. ^ D2Hawkeye receives Governor’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  9. ^ "1 big thing: American Dream is alive".
  10. ^ Deerwalk rebuilds after devastating earthquakes in Nepal

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