Anurag Chandra

Anurag has spent 20 years in Silicon Valley as both an investor and an operator. He has helped lead three venture capital funds, managing over $2B in aggregate. Anurag has been a senior executive in three enterprise technology startups, two of which were sold successfully to public companies. He is currently a partner with Fort Ross Ventures a traditional mid-stage VC firm with strategic ties to Sberbank (Europe’s largest bank). He is also a Trustee for the $2.5B San Jose Federated Employees Retirement Fund and Chairman of its Investment Committee and Vice Chairman of its Joint Personnel Committee.

 Anurag has extensive experience in helping companies achieve organic and inorganic operational scale, working closely with management teams to implement business development and sales acceleration strategies. Several roles have required him to work with large corporate institutions in acquiring, spinning-in, or developing complementary products and technologies. He has advised many companies and funds, including internationally, primarily in India, China, the Mideast, Japan, the U.K., and Eastern Europe.

 Earlier in his career, Anurag was selected as one of The Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40.” He is an occasional panelist at startup and investing events and guest lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.