Vinayak Naik

Vinayak is the newest member of the investing team at Wipro Ventures, the VC arm of Wipro, an $8B global Systems Integrator. In this role, his focus is on startups that add value to Wipro’s core offerings to enterprise customers globally, regardless of sector.

Vinayak has held Venture investment roles at Wipro and Verizon (consultant), product development roles at Motorola, Deutsche Telekom and Prudential Insurance (consultant) and has been a founding member of a startup ( in the Business Development function.

Vinayak has an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelors in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Mumbai and is an IFR rated Private Pilot.