Jai joined Partech in 2006 as Partner. Jai is also a founder of Tekton Ventures, a global seed stage venture firm he founded in 2010.
Jai has spent over 15 years in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and early stage investor. He invested in over 80+ early stage companies since inception of Tekton including Coupang, Memebox, Frontier Car Group, Toss, Signifyd, Korbit, Bugcrowd, Hyperloop One, Outdoorsy, etc. Jai was a partner with Ignite Ventures, a venture fund and advisory group with limited partners from major Asia-based technology conglomerates.
Jai was an early employee at OnePage Software, a content personalization platform acquired by Sybase in 2001. Jai previously co-founded On-Air Networks in 1997, an online radio company acquired by Loudeye (Nokia). He started his career in management consulting at PA Consulting Group, working for major telecom and energy companies.
Jai is an accelerator mentor to Mucker Labs, SparkLabs and Draper University. Jai received a Bachelor Science from University of Southern California.