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Chiraag Deora

Investment Team
San Francisco
Joined Battery in 2017
Focus Areas: Application Software, Infrastructure Software
Chiraag focuses on early- and growth-stage companies in areas such as cloud infrastructure, artificial intelligence, enterprise mobile and data.

Chiraag is a vice president in Battery’s San Francisco office. He focuses on early- and growth-stage investments in areas including cloud infrastructure, artificial intelligence, enterprise mobile and big-data analytics. He is currently involved with Battery’s investments in Arize,, Fungible, LogRocket, Matillion, MX, Ordr, Postman, Sumo Logic (NASDAQ: SUMO) and Theta Lake. Chiraag was also previously involved with Confluent (NASDAQ: CFLT), JFrog (NASDAQ: FROG), Reflektion (acquired by Sitecore) and Sensu (acquired by Sumo Logic).

Prior to Battery, Chiraag worked in corporate development at Oracle, where he helped source and execute acquisitions for the company, including those of NetSuite and Textura. He also led several corporate operational initiatives, such as optimizing the company’s global data centers and developing long-term operating models for different businesses.

Before joining Oracle, Chiraag was an analyst in the technology, media and telecommunications group at investment bank Barclays. There, he served on several deal teams and performed analyses on various types of transactions. Notably Chiraag worked with Google’s corporate-development team and Motorola executives on Google’s $2.35 billion sale of Motorola Home to video and broadband company ARRIS Group.

Chiraag earned a BA in economics, with a minor in business, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.