Rohini Chakravarthy

Partner, Menlo Park

Ms. Chakravarthy is a Partner at NEA and focuses on information and energy technology investments. Rohini loves to work with young companies on developing and refining product and market strategies. She is on the boards of Aerospike, Aquantia, LiveLoop, EnVerv, Kaazing, Luxtera, NetCitadel, Pinnacle Engines, and Vuclip. Rohini also works closely with Aerohive, Storvisor, and other NEA portfolio companies. Her prior board involvements include Plusmo (acquired by AT&T) and Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO). Prior to joining NEA, Rohini’s career included investment, management, and engineering positions with Cisco Systems, Intel Capital, and Bay Networks. She received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MSEE from Case Western Reserve University and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology–Madras, also in electrical engineering.

Interests

Experience

  • IIT
    1989–1993 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras B.Tech, Electrical Engineering
  • Bay Networks
    1995–1997 Bay Networks, Inc. Senior Design Engineer
  • MIT
    1997–1999 Masters Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, MBA
  • Intel Capital
    1999–2007 Intel Capital Senior Investment Manager
  • NEA
    2007–Current NEA Partner
  • December 4, 2007

    Fusion-io Investment