Sanjay Anandaram has about 3 decades of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, corporate executive and startup mentor. His recent involvement has been in companies like redBus (acquired by Naspers/Ibibo Group), Instahealth Solutions (acquired by Practo), Shotang, Shieldsquare, Knolskape, Nanobi, YourDost, Quess Corp and Sattva, among others. He is on the Investment Committees of early stage funds, and a much sought after advisor to startups, a mentor to startup CEOs and corporate innovation initiatives.
Sanjay was a founding partner of JumpStartUp Venture Fund, a pioneering early stage US-India cross border VC fund, co-founded Neta, a Silicon Valley VC backed software company (Infoseek/Disney) and co-founded Venturekatalyst, India's first online magazine aimed at entrepreneurs. He started his IT industry career with Wipro.
He has written extensively in publications, lectured to B-school students and corporate executives from around the world, taught as as visiting faculty at INSEAD business school. He is a charter member of TiE Bangalore, advisor to NSRCEL-IIMB and has been involved with NASSCOM, NEN, a member of the Expert Panel of the Technology Development Board, Dept of Science & Technology, Govt of India and on the committee for driving innovation and entrepreneurship in the state of Karnataka.