Venture Advisor, US
Aniruddha Nazre joined Wellington Partners as a venture advisor in 2012. Ajit has been working as EVP and CSO at Reliance Industries Ltd.
At Reliance, Ajit Nazre has been responsible for launching "Jio", a Telecom and Digital Media Services venture that can potentially connect 500M Indians to the internet by the end of 2016. Before joining Reliance he was a Senior Partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB) from 2003 to 2011.
Aniruddha Nazre joined as a Technical Assistant to Dr. Hasso Plattner, CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder of SAP. He played a key role in formulating and executing SAP's mySAP.com initiative. He co-founded SAPMarkets, SAP's e-commerce software company and as Managing Director at SAPMarkets Americas, he grew the business to $100 million in six quarters. After SAPMarkets was acquired by SAP in 2002, Ajit laid the foundation for SAP Inspire and served as the Senior Vice President. Prior to SAP,Ajit Nazre worked for six years in the medical device industry.From 1991 till 1995, he worked at Zimmer, Inc. as a Development Engineer and oversaw the introduction of three new product lines in two years. At Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland, Ajit Nazre was a Group Manager for Business Development and Product Management from 1995 to 1997.