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Chief Engineer @
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15 Investments in 11 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Ashmeet is the Founder and Managing Partner of Engineering Capital. His experience includes managing venture capital funds, serving on multiple Boards of Directors, and helping build the industry leading products VMware ESX Server and Silicon Graphics WebFORCE. Before this last decade as a venture capitalist Ashmeet was an operating executive with hands-on operating experience as a CEO and Entrepreneur.

Realized exits include Freewheel (acquired by Comcast), InQuira (acquired by Oracle), Altor (acquired by Juniper), Appurify (acquired by Google) and PrivateCore (acquired by Facebook). Previous investments and Boards of Directors (not yet realized) include Zetta.net, SimplyHired and Azure Power.

Ashmeet came to venture from VMware, where he ran product management for their flagship product – ESX Server. Before VMware, Ashmeet was the Founder and CEO of Sidana Systems, Inc. He started his career at Hewlett Packard and Silicon Graphics as an engineer.

Ashmeet received an MBA from Wharton, MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS in Computer Science from USC. In his spare time he can be found planning his second trip to Mt. Everest.

Jobs (4)

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Chief Engineer

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Feb 17, 2005
Sep 30, 2013
General Partner, Venture Partner, EIR

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$23M / Series B
Jan, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed
Jul, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed
Jun, 2015$12.1M / Series A
Jun, 2015$25M / Series B
Apr, 2015$17M / Series B
Oct, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Sep, 2014$3.1M / Seed
Sep, 2014undisclosed amount / Series A
Jul, 2014$2.75M / Seed
Feb, 2014$8M / Series A
Jan, 2014$300k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Oct, 2012$2M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2011$13M / Series A (Lead)

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