Venktesh ShuklaGeneral Partner at Monta Vista Capital
Shukla is currently General Partner of a Silicon Valley based early stage technology venture fund called Monta Vista Capital II, LP (www.montavc.com) . The fund invests in companies leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence, block chain or autonomous vehicles. The first fund is on track to deliver >4x returns. Shukla has had a long career in Silicon Valley as an investor, serial entrepreneur, and sales and marketing executive.
He led the powerful entrepreneurial network, TiE as President of its Silicon Valley chapter and as Chairman of TiE Global. TiE is a high minded non profit that seeks to foster entrepreneurship by inspiring people to become entrepreneurs and provides mentoring, funding and a networking platform that brings together venture capitalists, senior corporate executives, technology buyers and entrepreneurs. Its flagship conference, TiEcon attracts 4500+ delegates from 27 countries. Prominent individuals such as CEOs of Microsoft, Cisco, Google, Adobe, Linkedin, Qualcomm and Nobel Laureates such as Muhammad Yunus and Kailash Satyarthi have spoken at conferences organized by Shukla.