About Hemal Jhaveri
Hemal Jhaveri was born in Mumbai, India and came to Denver, Colorado to pursue a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Denver in December 1982. He graduated with his B.S. in 1986 and got a full-time job (his first) at the University of Denver as a Database Analyst. He also enrolled in the Master’s program (CIS) and graduated in 1987. That is when he decided to stay in Denver and make it his home. He got married in 1989 and is a father to 2 beautiful daughters.
After working for the University of Denver for 4 years, he was recruited by his previous manager to Coors Ceramics as a Database Manager. From there he had a short stint at Oracle Corporation (1 yr) and then was recruited by EchoStar to work for Charlie Ergen. EchoStar was a REAL challenge. He learned a lot and primarily, what not to do in business. He was responsible for migrating the company from older technologies like DEC and Adabas to newer scalable systems using Oracle, HP, and Cisco.