Satish Dharmaraj

Satish joined Redpoint in 2009 as a two-time founder and career entrepreneur. Investments he has led and championed include Astro Technology, CloudSimple, Cockroach Labs, eero, Duo Security, LightStep, Nextdoor, Sonos, Snowflake, SpringPath, and Tact.ai. Noteworthy prior exits include Acompli (acquired by Microsoft), Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Pulse (acquired by LinkedIn), Posterous (acquired by Twitter), Pure Storage (IPO), StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft) and Zendesk (IPO).

Prior to joining Redpoint, Satish was the founder and CEO of Zimbra which was incubated at Redpoint when he was an entrepreneur in residence and later acquired by Yahoo for $350 million. He was part of the founding team at Onebox (acquired by Openwave for $850 million) where he led engineering and network operations. Before then, he wrote the Servlet class loader and the JSP compiler at the Javasoft division of Sun Microsystems.

Since he understands first-hand the considerable ups and downs of building a company, Satish encourages founders to find balance and to keep an eye on the long game.  

He serves on the Board of Fellows at Harker School.  Additionally, he loves Nine Inch Nails, Dave Chapelle and True Detective and is passionate about the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.