Jishnu brings to Nexus several years of operating and investing expertise in hi-technology start-ups. He has invested in enterprise technology, mobile, and technology-enabled services companies and is interested in a wide range of start-ups. Jishnu’s current board involvements include Druva, Helpshift, H2O.ai, Rancher Labs, Postman, Blueshift, Kaltura, and variety of other companies. His investments also include Mezi (acquired by American Express), Arkin (acquired by VMware), Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Gluster (acquired by Red Hat), and Elastic Box (acquired by Century Link).
Before joining the VC industry, Jishnu held engineering management and product management roles at a communication systems start-up, Scintera Networks and a leading circuits and systems company, Maxim Integrated Products.
Jishnu has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he ran the Venture Capital Club and co-led GSB Principal Investing Conference. Jishnu also holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a BTech from IIT Kharagpur and is an inventor on more than a dozen US patents.