1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA, California 94303

SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Sandesh Patnam, General Partner, Bay Partners, Focus: Software, Systems & Wireless

Start: 09/25/2008 - 8:00am
End: 09/25/2008 - 9:30am

Contact Info: Jai Kumar
Email: [email protected]
Location: Greenberg Traurig 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor,East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Cell: 408-406-4693


VC Breakfast Club with Sandesh Patnam, General Partner, Bay Partners, Focus: Materials, Semiconductors, Systems & Wireless

Bay Partners, www.baypartners.com

Bay Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm with over $1 billion in capital under active management. Since 1976, Bay Partners has invested in more than 250 infrastructure technology companies. The firm focuses its investments in wireline, wireless, and enterprise services, software, equipment, and components/semi-conductors. Examples of Bay's portfolio companies include Brocade Communications, Digital Island, Informatica, Exodus Communications, SonicWALL, and WebLogic/BEA Systems.

Sandesh Patnam, General Partner, Bay Partners
Sandesh is a General Partner at Bay. He currently is on the board of directors at Akros, Code Green Networks, Daptiv, ParAccel, PulsewaveRF and Staccato. He is a board observer for C-Switch and Nanogram. Prior to Bay, Sandesh was with TeleSoft Partners, where he co-led investments in Aarohi Communications (acquired by Emulex), Amberwave Systems, Redclover Networks, Sierra Design Automation (acquired by Mentor Graphics), Validity Sensors, Xambala and Xpedion Design Systems (acquired by Agilent Technologies). He was also associated with Ikanos Communications (Nasdaq: IKAN), Lara Networks (acquired by Cypress Semiconductor), Catamaran (acquired by Infineon) and Empowertel (acquired by IP Unity).

Before TeleSoft, Sandesh was at Malleable Technologies (acquired by PMC-Sierra),an early stage startup developing a VoIP chipset. There, he had a variety of roles from design engineering to product marketing. Prior, Sandesh was at MIPS/Silicon Graphics, where he was involved in developing next-generation computing architectures and microprocessors. He has also spent time at Integrated Device Technologies (IDT), Cirrus Logic and Tandem Computers (acquired by HP).

B.S., University of Rochester
M.B.A., Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

WHEN: Thursday, September 25
LOCATION: Greenberg Traurig, 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.


This event is co-sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, www.gtlaw.com.

Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/1718

Added by svaseinfo on September 17, 2008