Sanjay is a founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures.
Sanjay enjoys working with entrepreneurs to help them achieve their dreams. Sanjay’s current focus is mobile and SaaS.
His current board memberships include AdMobius, a mobile Adtech platform;Greenlight, a GRC enterprise software company; iML (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 3638), an analog semiconductor company; RiseSmart, an HR enterprise software solution; and Transera, a hosted call center SaaS company.
Sanjay’s past investments include: Catamaran (acquired by Infineon); DVDO (acquired by Silicon Image); Lightera (acquired by Ciena); Amber Networks (acquired by Nokia); NetScaler (acquired by Citrix); Sierra Monolithics (acquired by Semtech); Telera (acquired by Alcatel); TrueSpan (acquired by SiRF)
Prior to co-founding Storm Ventures, Sanjay was Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer at E-TEK Dynamics, Inc. (optical component manufacturer). Sanjay played a key role in E-TEK’s growth from 400 employees to over 5000 employees in less than three years, E-TEK’s Initial Public Offering in 1998 as well as E-TEK’s merger with JDS Uniphase in July 2000 worth over $17 billion and one of the largest technology mergers at that time.
Prior to ETEK Sanjay was the Chief Financial Officer for StrataCom, Inc. from its inception in January 1986 until its merger with Cisco Systems in July 1996. This $4.3 billion merger was the largest technology merger at that time.
Following StrataCom’s merger with Cisco Systems, in July 1996 he served as Vice President of Cisco’s WAN business unit until October 1997.
Sanjay also serves on the Board of Trustees of Palo Alto Medical Foundation, was on the Board of Directors of The Indiana University Foundation and is on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business,and the board of Filoli.
Sanjay earned a B.S. from the University of Bombay, India and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. He was born in Mumbai, India.