ARUN RAMAMOORTHY, GENERAL PARTNER
At Pinnacle Ventures, Arun focuses on investments where technology shifts are disrupting the market in both consumer and enterprise.
Arun led Pinnacle's current investments in Chime, Bark, Wealthfront, Tile, Gupshup, Fynder Group, and Quantifind. In the past, Arun has been involved with investments in Crowdtwist (acq ORCL), Nomis (acq STG), Hotchalk, Evie (acq Medium), OpsClarity (acq Lightbend), Adlabs, Work4, Tinyco (acq SGN), Ncomputing, Pentaho (acq HDS), WiChorus (acq TLAB) and Zecter (acq MOT/GOOG).
Before joining Pinnacle Ventures, Arun spent over 8 years in various operating roles spanning strategy, marketing, product development, supply chain, and investments. In the Sales and Marketing Group at Intel, his focus was on strategic marketing and branding covering all product lines. Prior to that in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel, he was responsible for product and supply chain development. During this time he mentored university research, managed technology development programs and partnered with Intel Capital to make investments in startup companies. Earlier in his career, he worked in product development at a startup backed by DFJ and Intel Capital.
Arun has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He holds 9 patents.
Fynder Group /Sustainable Bio
Crowdtwist (acq ORCL)
Evie (acq Medium)
OpsClarity (acq Lightbend)
Tinyco (acq SGN)
Pentaho (acq HDS)
Wichorus (acq TLAB)
Newport Media (acq ATML)
Zecter (acq MOT/GOOG)