Int'l SIG: Leveraging India as a Market and Talent Source



  • The SDForum International SIG continues our series on Asia with a Silicon Valley based venture capitalist with offices in Bangalore and Mumbai.



    Rishi Navani, Vice President - WestBridge Capital Partners

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    About the Presenter

    Rishi Navani

    Rishi Navani is a Vice President at WestBridge Capital Partners based in Silicon Valley. Prior to joining WestBridge, Rishi was a member of the IT/Communications investment team at Patricof & Co. Ventures Inc., US member of Apax Partners, a leading global venture capital fund with $12 billion under management. At Patricof based in New York, he executed early stage investments in software, wireless, and networking equipment companies. Previously he worked at IndAsia/Indocean Ventures, an affiliate of Soros Fund Management and Chase Capital Partners in Bombay. He has also worked at McKinsey & Co. in New York and A.T. Kearney in Chicago.

    Rishi holds a BA with Distinction in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences and Economics from Northwestern University. He was nominated to Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds an MBA with Distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar. He received the Ford Fellowship Award, which is given to the #1 ranked first-year student at Wharton.


    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley World Internet Center

    700 Welch Road, Suite 250

    Stanford Barn (2nd floor)

    Palo Alto, CA


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments

    7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions

    7:15-8:30pm program

    8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions



    $15 for non-SDForum Members

    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

    No registration required

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