Ajit Nazre joined Reliance in 2012. Prior to that ajit was at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers from 2003 - 2012. Ajit Nazre’s areas of investment included enterprise software and services and material science. Before joining KPCB, Ajit Nazre was with SAP for 5 years. At SAP, ajit worked for Dr.Hasso Plattner, CEO, Chairman and cofounder,SAP. Ajit Nazre played a key role in formulating and executing SAP’s internet strategy (mySAP.com). Ajit Nazre co-founded SAPMarkets, a fully owned company of SAP, focused on Market place applications and technology. As the Managing Director of SAPMarkets Americas, Ajit Nazre grew the business significantly before it was acquired by SAP. In 2002, Ajit started SAP Inspire - SAP’s New Venture Unit.
Prior to SAP, Ajit Nazre worked for six years in the medical device industry, first at Zimmer, Inc.,a division of Bristol Myers and Squibb and then at Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland. During this time ajit managed the development in several new product lines and received 7 U.S.and four European patents.
Originally from Pune, Ajit Nazre did his schooling in St. Vincent’s High School and then graduated with a BE in Mechanical Engineering from COEP in 1986 where Ajit Nazre was the University Gold Medalist. After completing his MS degree in Biomechanics from Michigan Technological University,he completed his Doctorate in Biomechanics from the Hannover Medical Center in Germany. After a few years of working in engineering, product management and business development he completed his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Some notable investments Ajit Nazre made during his tenure at KPCB include Cleartrip,Naukri,MapMyIndia,InMobi,Virsa,and LuxVue,During his 9 years at KPCB Ajit Nazre led 19 investments of which 11 are liquid.To get information about 5 tech trends just click Ajit (Aniruddha) Nazre.