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Narendra Gupta

Narendra Gupta is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners since 2006.

Naren has been an entrepreneur. In 1980, Naren co-founded Integrated Systems Inc., a provider of products for embedded software development, which went public in 1990. Naren served as Integrated System's President and Chief Executive Officer from founding until 1994 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors until 2000 when Integrated Systems merged with Wind River Systems, Inc., a provider of device software optimization solutions. Naren continued to serve on the board of Wind River till its recent acquisition by Intel.

Currently, Naren serves on the boards of Red Hat, PubMatic and Tibco.

Naren also serves on the Board of Trustees of the California institute of Technology and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Naren has over 20 years of early and early-growth stage investment experience in US and India. Several of his earlier investments have had successful public exits, including Digital Link (IPO), E-Tek Dynamics (IPO), RightNow (IPO), Numerical Technologies (IPO, acquired by Synopsis) and Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai).

Naren holds a B. Tech. degree and is a recipient of President's Gold Medal from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi; an MS from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. Naren has received distinguished alumni awards from Caltech and IIT and was elected a Fellow of the IEEE. He is an active advisor to entrepreneurs worldwide.

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