Arif Janmohamed General Information
Mr. Arif Janmohamed serves as a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He served as Board Member at Celona, Qubole, CyCognito, Avi Networks, TripActions, OverOps, Mist Systems, Vectorized and Theta Lake. He also serves as Charter Member and Board Member at C100 Association. He was a Board member of Influitive. He joined Lightspeed in 2008 and focuses primarily on investments in the areas of cloud and datacenter technologies, as well as enterprise mobile and SaaS solutions. He is currently working closely with the teams at Avi Networks, Highfive, Netskope, Nutanix, Pertino Networks, ThoughtSpot and Virtual Instruments. He was also involved in several Lightspeed investments which have had successful exits including Edgespring (acquired by Salesforce.com), IO Turbine (acquired by Fusion-io), Memoir Systems (acquired by Cisco), RAPsphere (acquired by AppSense) and StreamOnce (acquired by Jive Software). Prior to joining Lightspeed, he worked in the Corporate Business Development group at Cisco Systems where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, strategy, and investments in the Unified Communications, Enterprise Collaboration, Mobile, and SaaS market segments. Before joining Cisco Systems, he was with Novitas Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm. Earlier in his career, he worked in technical development and product management roles at WebTV (acquired by MSFT), Andes Networks (acquired by SUNW), and Sun Microsystems. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada.