Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners Jishnu brings to Nexus several years of operating and investing expertise. Jishnu has invested in technology infrastructure, data, AI, SaaS and developer operations and is interested in a wide variety of start-ups. Jishnu’s current portfolio companies include Postman, Druva, Kaltura [KLTR], H2O.ai, Observe.ai, Helpshift, Minio, Blueshift, and several other exciting companies. His exited investments include Rancher (acquired by SUSE), Mezi (acquired by American Express), Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Gluster (acquired by Red Hat), Arkin (acquired by VMware) and Elastic Box (acquired by Century Link).
Prior to joining Nexus, Jishnu had several years of operating experience in hi-technology start-ups. He was founding team-member at a communications systems start-up Scintera Networks (sold to Maxim Integrated Products), where he held engineering leadership role.
Jishnu holds MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, MS from Georgia Tech and BTech from IIT Kharagpur in electronics engineering. He is also an inventor on more than twenty US patents.