Salil Deshpande

Salil Deshpande is a managing director at Bain Capital Ventures who focuses on early-stage infrastructure software and open source companies. He’s been featured on the Forbes Midas List of top 100 venture capitalists for the past five years running, and on the CB Insights list of The 100 Top Venture Capitalists every year since its inception in 2015.

Over the last 10 years, Salil has invested more than $300 million into over 50 companies — such as MuleSoft, Lending Club, Buddy Media, SpringSource, Redis Labs, DynaTrace, Jambool, Dropcam, Tealium, Lightbend, Frame and SysDig.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Stanford University.