“I invest in enterprise with a focus on cloud-native infrastructure, developer tools, and data engineering. I help founders with product and go-to-market strategy, bottoms-up adoption, open-source commercialization, and enterprise product-market fit.”

Vivek is an experienced investor and product leader in enterprise infrastructure and product development software.

Vivek brings deep product management experience in commercial and open-source ecosystems at both early startups and large enterprises. Vivek launched Docker’s primary enterprise product and grew to hundreds of customers and eight figures revenue. Prior to that, he launched the Storage for Cloud Native Applications initiative at VMware and built new storage features at Amazon Web Services. In a previous life, Vivek was an early engineer at Solexel, a venture-backed solar power startup, and managed semiconductor partnerships at Applied Materials.

Vivek received his BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering and his MBA from Stanford University. In his spare time, he enjoys singing in both a cappella groups and rock bands.

Education

STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

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