Ajay Chopra is a General Partner at Trinity Ventures. Since joining Trinity Ventures in 2006, Ajay has developed a reputation as an entrepreneurâ€™s coach. His passion is helping entrepreneurs execute their Big Idea. He has over 20 years of operating experience at the senior management and board level with startâ€ups, private companies and public companies. Prior to joining Trinity Ventures, Ajay co-founded Pinnacle Systems, a seminal media technology company that pioneered consumer generated media creation. Under his leadership, Pinnacle grew from startâ€up stage to a global $350M NASDAQ listed company, won several Emmy awards and completed over a dozen M&A transactions before being acquired by Avid Technology. Previously, Ajay was with Mindset Corporation, a computer graphics startâ€up. Before Mindset, he held various technical and management positions at Atari Corporation, a video games company, and Unisys Corporation, an IT services company. He is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs, an active group providing support for entrepreneurs and is on the Board of Trustees of the Harker School in San Jose.
Focus Digital Media, Internet Services, Mobility Solutions
Education M.S.E.E., Stony Brook University B.S.E.E., Birla Institute of Technology & Science in India
Investments: 21 ViaNet (NASDAQ: VNET) Ankeena (sold to Juniper Networks) CrowdFlower Dynamic Signal Mobile Messenger Red Aril (sold to Hearst Corp) RadiumOne Skyfire TubeMogul White Sky Sociogramics InBoxQ