Jai joined NEA in 2017 as an investor focused on the technology sector. Prior to joining NEA, Jai was a consultant with the San Francisco office of McKinsey & Company, where he worked closely with their private equity and technology practices to develop strategic business solutions for a core group of Fortune 100 clients. Prior to McKinsey, Jai held a variety of engineering and product management positions at companies including Airware and Microsoft.

Jai graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. At Stanford, he conducted research on neural prosthesis in conjunction with the Stanford School of Medicine and Neurosciences Institute.