Ashmeet Sidana

Chief Engineer, Engineering Capital

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Toronto

Streams: Artificial Intelligence, Quantum

Ashmeet is the Founder and Chief Engineer of Engineering Capital. His experience includes running venture capital funds, and helping build the industry leading products VMware ESX Server and Silicon Graphics WebFORCE. Ashmeet came to venture from VMware, where he ran product management for their flagship product – ESX Server. His successful investments include Azure (IPO NYSE: AZRE) and SignalFx, recently acquired by Splunk for $1 billion. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Baffle, Onymos and Sail Internet. His investments include Robust Intelligence, Concentric, Kentik, Menlo Security, Nexla, Prismo Systems, vFunction, and YotaScale – in all of which he was the seed investor.

Ashmeet received an MBA from Wharton with Honors, MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS in Computer Science summa cum laude from USC. In his spare-time he can be found planning his second trip to Mt. Everest.