Primary Role
Partner at Redpoint Ventures
3 Investments in 3 Companies

Person Details


Satish Dharmaraj is a Partner with Redpoint Ventures. Prior to Redpoint, Satish was the founder/CEO of Zimbra. At Zimbra, he grew sales from inception to $20M in subscription sales in the first year of selling and nearly doubled sales the next year. Satish was directly responsible for leading the product vision, PR and the open source distribution strategy.

Prior to founding Zimbra, Satish was VP of the Messaging Product Division at Openwave Systems, responsible for the email, unified messaging, voicemail, and instant messaging product lines. Satish managed the engineering and product management teams which had over 200 people and a $45 million budget. While at Openwave, Satish's division deployed 180 million mailboxes worldwide with the largest deployments being 20 million mailboxes at JPhone and KDDI in Japan.

Satish previously was part of the founding team at the unified messaging company Onebox, where he led engineering and network operations, and was instrumental in the sale of Onebox to for $850 million. Prior to Onebox, Satish was at Sun Microsystems' JavaSoft Division where he was responsible for the conception, design and implementation of Java Server Pages (JSPs); in addition, he led the team that designed and implemented the Java Servlet API. Satish previously held several positions at IBM and Transarc Corporations. Satish has BS and MS degrees in Computer Sciences and an executive management degree from Harvard Business School.

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