Venkat Rangan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Venkat Rangan General Information


Mr. Venkat Rangan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer, President and Board Member at Clari. He brings over 30 years of technology innovation and leadership experience to Clari. Prior to Clari, he was the Co-founder and CTO of Clearwell Systems, Gartner's highest-ranking e-discovery company, which was acquired by Symantec (SYMC) in 2011. At Clearwell, his team developed several industry-leading innovations in search, machine learning & predictive analytics. He has several years of enterprise software development experience. He has lead technology innovation in the areas of search and e-discovery and is currently a member of several Sedona Conference working groups as well as holds leadership roles in the EDRM Project. He has also led innovation in information retrieval technology through his participation in TREC Legal Track, a research community responsible for advances in information retrieval as it pertains to the legal community. Prior to founding Clearwell Systems, he served as Vice President, Technology with Rhapsody Networks. After its acquisition by Brocade Communications, he continued as Director of its Fabric Application Platform. Prior to Rhapsody, Mr. Rangan was Vice President and Chief Architect at VitalSigns Software and was responsible for the architecture of VitalSuite, an enterprise application and network performance management solution. He continued in this role at Lucent Technologies, as a result of the acquisition of VitalSigns Software. Mr. Rangan also served as a lead Program Manager at Microsoft, responsible for WEBM, WMI, and CIM technologies of Microsoft, and as an R&D Manager at Hewlett Packard's NetMetrix division, after the acquisition of Metrix Network Systems. Additionally, he was part of the team that developed the PC NFS toolkit for Sun Microsystems and was a member of Wang Laboratories Advanced Technologies team. Mr. Rangan obtained his Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, and an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 1154 Sonora Court
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Venkat Rangan Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
BrightFunnel 31-Jan-2014 00000 (00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 000000

Venkat Rangan Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BrightFunnel 27-Dec-2017 000000000000000000

Venkat Rangan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Venkat Rangan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Venkat Rangan Angel Investor 0 0 Sunnyvale, CA

Venkat Rangan FAQs

  • Who is Venkat Rangan?

    Venkat Rangan is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Venkat Rangan?

    Venkat Rangan is an angel investor.

  • What does Venkat Rangan do?

    As an angel investor, Venkat Rangan invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Venkat Rangan invested in?

    Venkat Rangan has invested in BrightFunnel within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

  • What has Venkat Rangan invested in recently?

    Venkat Rangan's latest investment was on 31-Jan-2014 in BrightFunnel, a company within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

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