Dharmesh Thakker • General Partners
Silicon Valley •Joined Battery in 2015
Dharmesh joined Battery Ventures in 2015 to focus on early-venture and growth-equity investments in areas including cloud infrastructure, big data, security and next-generation enterprise applications. He is actively involved with Battery Ventures portfolio companies Agari, Collibra, Contrast Security, Databricks, Fungible, InfluxData, JFrog, Narvar, Reflektion and StreamSets.
Prior to Battery, Dharmesh was a managing director at Intel Capital, where he led the firm’s global cloud and big-data practice and made early- and later-stage investments in companies globally. He also assisted in long-range strategic planning for Intel’s $14 billion datacenter group. At Intel Capital, Dharmesh was an active board member or investor with companies including: BlueData; Cloudera (NYSE:CLDR); DynamicOps (acquired by VMware); ElasticBox (acquired by CenturyLink); Enlighted; Guavus (acquired by Thales SA); Maginatics (acquired by EMC); Mirantis; MongoDB (Nasdaq: MDB); Movidius (acquired by Intel); Saffron Tech (acquired by Intel); ScienceLogic; Vexata; and Yottaa.
Before joining Intel Capital, Dharmesh spent almost a decade working in the enterprise-software industry in go-to-market and channel-expansion roles. In 2016, Dharmesh was named to the Forbes Midas Brink list of up-and-coming venture capitalists. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a BS in electrical engineering, Dharmesh also holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.
Contrast Security • Databricks • Fungible • Collibra • InfluxData • Narvar • Jask • Reflektion • JFrog • StreamSets • Agari
Area of Interest
Security • Cloud Infrastructure • Big Data • Next-generation Enterprise Applications
Application Software • IT Infrastructure