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Sanjay Pichaiah

MBA '07

Mitsui Ventures (Silicon Valley, California)


Sanjay brings 10 years of collective experience in Principal Investments, Investment Banking/M&A, Operations and Engineering. Previously, he worked at Bear Stearns & Co, providing M&A advisory work in Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) sector. He also worked at Millennium Technology Ventures, where he was involved in traditional and alternate venture investments and helped launch a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). Sanjay also held various roles within Intel Corporation's New Business Initiatives Group – a venture incubator arm of Intel Capital. While at Intel he focused in communications infrastructure and technology sector.

He joined Intel through the acquisition of Level One Communications, where he started his career as a R&D engineer.


Sanjay received his Bachelors of Science in Eletronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Madras. He also completed a Masters in Electrical Engineering from California State University Sacramento. He has an MBA from the Cornell University SC Johnson School of Management.