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Big Data, Machine Learning, Security


Big Data, Machine Learning, Security


Abhi joined Battery in 2015 and focuses on early- and growth-stage investments in sectors such as cloud infrastructure, enterprise mobility and big-data analytics. He has nine years of technology and investment experience. Abhi is currently involved in Battery’s investments in InfluxData and JFrog. Before joining Battery, Abhi was an investment director at Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip giant Intel Corp. where he focused on growth investing in areas including SaaS, big data, enterprise infrastructure and wearables. At Intel Capital, he helped lead investments in category defining companies such as Recon Instruments (acquired by Intel), CafeX, Mirantis, Blue Data, Inrix, iZettle, Brit+Co and Zumigo. He also served as a board observer at Urban Airship, Kaltura, CashStar and Apperian. Prior to Intel Capital, Abhi worked in the private-equity industry, where he covered late-stage investments in the consumer products and retail space. Prior to that he spent over six years at Qualcomm Research & Innovation in various operational roles. He was involved with the design and deployment of 3G/4G wireless technologies in Asia and managed strategic partnerships with OEMs, infrastructure vendors and carriers. Abhi holds an MS in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA, with honors, from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.