Aniruddha Nazre – Entrepreneur & Investor


Complete Name-Aniruddha Nazre.

Born-1964(Pune, India)

Occupation-Entrepreneur and Investor.

Current City-Sun Valley, United State.

Preparing, MS in Biomechanics, MBA.

Affiliations Zimmer, Inc, Bristol Myers, Mathis AG, SAP, KPCB.

Aniruddha Nazre is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Venture counsel at first from Pune. Nazre learned at St. Vincent’s auxiliary school. In 1986 he completed his graduation from College of Engineering Pune(COEP) in Mechanical Engineering stream. Wherever Nazre was gold medalist of Pune University. Nazre moreover addressed his school cricket group.

Aniruddha Nazre completed a Master of Science MS capability in Biomechanics from Michigan Technological University.

Aniruddha Nazre was with SAP for quite a while. At SAP, he worked for Dr.Hasso Plattner,CEO, Chairman , SAP.

Before SAP, Aniruddha worked for six years in the medical equipment industry, first in Zimmer, Inc..Bristol Myers and a division of Squibb and then also at Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland. During this time, he developed many new product lines and received 7 American and 4 European patents.

In Pune, Aniruddha Nazre had his schooling at St. Vincent’s High School, and then completed BE from COEP in Mechanical Engineering in 1986, where Nazre was the Gold medalist in University. After completing MS degree in Biomechanics from Michigan Technological University, he achieved his Doctorate degree in biomechanics from Hannover Medical Center in Germany. After many years of working in engineering, product management and business development, he completed an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Aniruddha Nazre was good cricketer also at college age at Harvard Business School He was the captain of the cricket team. his expertise to build winning strategies in cricket tournaments. As nazre’s friends talking about his batting & cool nature in crucial situations. nazre achieved many success’s during his captaincy. He is well balanced cricketer. Many friends called him as captain cool.

Aniruddha Nazre joined Wellington Partners in 2012. He has been working as EVP and CSO at Reliance Industries Ltd since 2012. At Reliance, he has been responsible for launching “Jio”, a Telecom and Digital Media Services venture that can potentially connect 500M Indians to the internet by the end of 2016. Before joining Reliance he was a Senior Partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB) from 2003 to 2011.

Aniruddha made 19 investments with 11 exits. Some of his successful exits at KPCB included LuxVue (acquired by Apple), 3DV (acquired by MSFT), Virsa (acquired by SAP), Vertica (acquired by HP) and InfoEdge (IPO in 2006). Prior to KPCB, he worked at SAP from 1998 to 2003 first as Technical Assistant to Hasso Plattner, CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder of SAP and later MD of SAPMarkets. Aniruddha Nazre was the founder SAPMarkets, the e-commerce company that SAP acquired in 2002. Prior to SAP, he worked for six years in the medical device industry. From 1991 till 1995, he worked at Zimmer, Inc. (then a subsidiary of Bristol Myers Squibb) and from 1995 to 1997 at Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland.