Neeraj joined Battery in 2000 and invests in SaaS and internet companies across all stages. He was a founding investor in BladeLogic in 2001 (NASDAQ: BLOG, acquired by BMC) and has invested in several other companies that have gone on to stage IPOs, including Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV); Guidewire Software (NYSE: GWRE); Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO); Omniture (NASDAQ: OMTR, acquired by Adobe); RealPage (NASDAQ: RP); and Wayfair (NYSE: W). He also invested in several Battery portfolio companies that have experienced M&A events, such as APlaceForMom (acquired by Warburg Pincus), Consona (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Internet Brands (acquired by Hellman & Friedman) and VSS Monitoring (acquired by Danaher). Neeraj also played a key role in several other Battery investments including Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), ITA Software (acquired by Google) and Sabre (NASDAQ: SABR). His current, private investments include AppDynamics, Brightree, Catchpoint, Chef, Cohesity, Coupa, Glassdoor.com, Nutanix, Optimizely, SmarterHQ, Sprinklr, StellaService, Tealium and Yesware.
For the last five years, Neeraj has been recognized on the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists in the world. He was also recognized in 2014 as a “50 on Fire” winner by news organization BostInno. Prior to Battery, Neeraj worked as a product manager at Real Networks and an operating executive at SkyTV. Neeraj holds a BS in computer science from Cornell and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Follow Neeraj on Twitter @NeerajVC.