Board Member

BV Jagadeesh is a Managing Partner at KAAJ Ventures. He has successfully invested and guided companies like Nutanix (IPO), Yodlee (IPO), Arkin (acqd: VMWare), ElasticBox (acqd: CenturyLink), Net Magic Solutions (acqd: NTT), Ocarina Networks (acqd: Dell), and Ankeena (acqd: Juniper). Before founding KAAJ, BV Jagadeesh served as a founding investor and CEO of NetScaler. NetScaler pioneered the concept of Application Delivery. It was successfully sold to Citrix for $325M and served as Group VP and GM for Citrix’s Application Networking division. Prior to NetScaler, he co-founded and served as CTO of Exodus communications in 1993 that developed the concept of Internet data centers. He was instrumental in the successful IPO of Exodus in 1998. Currently, Jagadeesh is an active investor and serves on the board of several Silicon Valley Startups. He is also an adjunct faculty at the Leavey School of Business, SCU. Jagadeesh is very actively involved with several nonprofits for the betterment of the world such as UVCE Foundation – providing scholarships to deserving students, One School At A Time – Constructs School buildings for the underprivileged, Akshaya Patra – providing mid-day meals to 1.6 million children every day.