Focus Areas: Enterprise Software, Open-source Software, Mobility Software
Venu joined Intel Capital in 2000. Prior to Intel Capital, Venu was Product Marketing Manager at Synopsys. Before that Venu worked
at Mentor Graphics as a Technical Marketing Manager and at CAD Language Systems, Inc. as Director of Engineering. Venu is a board
observer for Concursive and Fonality and his other current investments include Enpirion, GENBAND and Sendmail. He’s managed exits
in Platform Solutions, Inc. (acquired by IBM), MySQL (acquired by Sun Microsystems), DataSynapse (acquired by Tibco) and TimesTen
(acquired by Oracle). Venu has a BS from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), an MS from University of Houston and an MBA
from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.