Ramesh Venugopal is a Principal at Riverwood Capital. Prior to joining Riverwood, Ramesh worked at Vista Equity Partners in their operating arm, where he helped drive improvements across all aspects of the business, ranging from sales to product, at major companies. Prior to Vista, Ramesh was partner on the deal team at VantagePoint Capital Partners where he invested in Enterprise Software, Internet, and Energy Innovation. Ramesh also worked at Texas Instruments, where he helped bring many products spanning Digital and Analog technologies to market.
Ramesh has a B.S and M.S in Materials and Geosciences, a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from Purdue University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He holds 7 patents.