Sriram Viswanathan

Sriram Viswanathan

Founding Managing Partner, WRVI Capital

Sriram is the Founding Managing Partner of WRVI Capital, a leading Silicon Valley based technology venture fund that focuses on investing in and scaling companies with disruptive technologies globally.

Prior to WRVI Capital, Sriram was the founder of IndusAge Partners, a cross border Venture Firm investing in innovative companies in the US-India Technology corridor.

Earlier in his career, Sriram spent nearly 20 years at Intel Corporation in various senior management roles, including Vice President of the Intel Architecture Group (IAG), Vice President of Intel Capital and General Manager of Intel’s Incubation and Innovation Group. Sriram was also a founding team member and senior executive within Intel Capital, where he managed one of Intel’s largest investment portfolios. In this role he was responsible for investments on a worldwide basis in the areas of mobile content and services, communication infrastructure, and mobile platforms.

Sriram was also the head of Intel’s Global Wireless Strategy and the Architect of Intel’s 4G Wireless Broadband efforts. Early in his Intel career, he was the head of Hollywood Programs, leading Intel’s strategic marketing activities in the U.S. entertainment industry.

A two-time recipient of the prestigious Intel Achievement Award, for exemplary contributions to Intel’s growth, Sriram was also honored with numerous of Intel Divisional Awards.

Sriram joined Intel in 1993 as a technical marketing engineer supporting Intel’s then CEO Andy Grove. Prior to joining Intel Sriram worked as Head of Emerging Technologies of Covansys (acquired by CSC), a systems integration and consulting firm in Detroit, Michigan.Currently he is on the Boards of Clairvolex, QuadGen Wireless and CloudLeaf. He has also been a Senior Advisor to ATIC (Mubadala, UAE and a Strategic Board Advisor to Bahwan CyberTek (BCT Oman), a global IT services firm. He is an Advisory Board Member of Aravind Eye Hospitals in India, and Gooru Learning in California.

Sriram holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Business (1997) and has degrees in physics, computer science and automation from the American College and the Indian Institute of Science, respectively.