Sateesh Andra is a Venture Partner with DFJ India. On behalf of DFJ, Sateesh serves on the boards of Live Media and Gingersoft Media and is a board observer for Cleartrip. He is an Independent Director with Dhanalakshmi Bank and an Angel Investor in NyooMedia.
As a Private Investor earlier, Sateesh has also invested in India/U.S Venture Capital Funds. With hands-on start-up experience and in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of VC funding, he looks for highly motivated and energetic entrepreneurs as partners.
Sateesh started his Silicon Valley career in the early nineties and has extensive background in general management, marketing, product strategy and technology development. Prior to DFJ, Sateesh was the founder and CEO of Euclid, a leader in the IT Management Software space.
He has also served in product marketing and engineering leadership roles at Tsqware (Conexant), LSI Logic, VLSI Technology (Philips) and Wipro. Sateesh holds U.S. patents in Communications and Networking and has published several articles on Business - IT Alignment.
He is actively involved with TiE-ISB Connect, an annual networking event for entrepreneurs and investors and Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy with the objective of popularizing
sports along with promoting health & fitness consciousness in the Corporate World.
Sateesh holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.