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Vice President @
Investments
6 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Menlo Park
Website:
http://www.sunilnagaraj.com
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Sunil, a vice president in the Menlo Park, CA office, focuses on investments in space, developer tools, and security companies.

Sunil serves as a Board Director for Auth0 and Nitrous.IO. He is a board observer at GetInsured, Rocket Lab, and Virtru. Sunil is also closely involved with Bessemer's investments in Box, DocuSign, Simply Measured, Tile and Zapier. His past investments include Twitch (acquired by Amazon), Defense.net (acquired by F5 Networks) and Grow Mobile (acquired by Perion).

Prior to joining Bessemer, Sunil was the founder and CEO of Triangulate, a venture-backed online dating startup that used social media behaviors to drive algorithmic matching. Previously, Sunil worked in consulting at Bain & Company, in Cisco's Corporate Development group, and in product management at Microsoft. He has also worked at several early-stage startups (Sendio, ZeeWise, Celito) as a software engineer and in business development. Sunil frequently speaks about best practices for growing startups.

Sunil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with honors. Sunil is Co-Founder/Co-Chair of the NextGen Board of the Computer History Museum and is Co-Chair of NextGen Partners, the largest pre-partner VC networking group in the Bay Area. He also serves on the board of the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers. In his free time, Sunil enjoys sailing and stargazing.

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Vice President

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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May, 2009
Apr, 2011
Founder/CEO
Jun, 2008
Sep, 2008
Manager, Corporate Business Development
May, 2008
Jun, 2008
Business Development & Strategy Intern
Sep, 2004
Aug, 2007
Senior Associate Consultant
May, 2003
Aug, 2003
Program Manager
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2003
Web Developer

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