SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Rohini Chakravarthy, Partner, NEA Capital Focus: Information Technology
Start: 04/08/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 04/08/2010 - 9:30 am
Jai Kumar Email: [email protected]
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
NEA Capital, www.nea.com/Home/
NEA has been helping to build great companies since 1978. Our committed capital has grown to approximately $8.5 billion and we’ve funded more than 550 companies in the IT and healthcare sectors. Yet, even as we’ve grown, we’ve remained nimble—able to respond quickly to shifting markets and emerging opportunities.
NEA is the entrepreneur’s venture capital firm. The NEA model is built on the philosophy of team achievement and we collectively measure our success by the ultimate yardstick—our entrepreneurs' success. With NEA as your venture partner, you will be supported by a deep and committed team wholly intent upon your success.
Rohini Chakravarthy, Partner, NEA Capital
Rohini joined NEA in 2007 and focuses on information and energy technology investments. She is on the boards of Azuray Technologies, Luxtera, TechForward and Cleeves Engines and works closely with Fusion-io, Vuclip and other NEA portfolio companies.
Prior to joining NEA, Rohini was most recently with Cisco Systems as Head of Wireless, Corporate Business Development, where she set strategy and led an acquisitions and investments team for growing Cisco’s wireless businesses. Prior to Cisco, Rohini spent more than seven years at Intel Capital as a Senior Investment Manager, where she invested in several companies, spanning semiconductors, systems and service provider markets. While at Intel, she also led Intel’s early WiMAX investments and provided strategic advice to Intel’s WiMAX business groups. Rohini started her career as a design engineer at Bay Networks, working on Ethernet chips and hardware.
Rohini received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She also holds a master's degree from Case Western Reserve University and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, both in Electrical Engineering.
When: Thursday, April 8, 20108 – 9:30 AM
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile.
This event is co-sponsored by Townsend, Townsend and Crew, www.townsend.com.
Added by svaseinfo on March 13, 2010