SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

NAKUL MANDAN

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Nakul joined Lightspeed in 2014, and primarily focuses on enterprise applications. He is constantly on the lookout for founders building mission critical products for business users, with a maniacal focus on building structural moats around their businesses over time. At Lightspeed, Nakul has led the firm’s investments in Gainsight, Reflektive, People.ai and BuildingConnected.

Previously, Nakul worked at Battery Ventures where he focused on enterprise software investing. At Battery, Nakul helped lead the firm’s investments in category defining companies such as Marketo, BlueJeans Networks, Gainsight, Intacct, 6Sense and Yesware. Prior to Battery, Nakul worked at Blue River Capital, a growth stage investor focused on India. Early in his career, he was an analyst with Deutsche Bank in Mumbai, India.

Nakul holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and a B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.