Sunil NagarajCo-Chair Bessemer Venture Partners
Sunil Nagaraj is a vice president at Bessemer Venture Partners where he focuses on investments in developer, space, security, and IoT startups. He serves as a director on the boards of Auth0, Nitrous, and Zoosk and as an observer at Distil Networks, RainforestQA, Rocket Lab, Spire, and Tile. His prior investments include Defense.Net (acquired by F5), Grow Mobile (acquired by Perion), and Twitch (acquired by Amazon).
Prior to Bessemer, Nagaraj was the founder and CEO of Triangulate, a venture-backed dating startup using social media behaviors to drive algorithmic matching. Nagaraj has also worked in Cisco's Corporate Development group and as a consultant with Bain & Company where he worked on projects in the technology and media industries. He has also spent time working at several early-stage startups (Sendio, ZeeWise, Celito) in business development and engineering roles.
Nagaraj holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with honors. He also serves on the SETI Institute Volunteer Council, the Harvard Business School California Research Center Advisory Board, and the NextGen Partners VC networking group.
Follow Sunil on Twitter at @sunilnagaraj.