Anand Kamannavar joined Applied Ventures in 2006 and has over 13 years of experience in the technology and venture capital industry. At Applied Ventures, Anand focuses on identifying and managing investments in area of Cleantech, Semiconductors, Materials and India, and works closely with research labs and universities globally in commercialization of early-stage R&D projects.
Prior to joining Applied Ventures, Anand worked at Atlas Ventures and Arch Development Partners looking at startups in the broader Alternative energy, Internet, Web 2.0, Software and Medical sectors. Prior to his career in venture capital industry, Anand held various engineering and business development roles with Hewlett Packard’s server group in Richardson, TX where he was awarded key US patents. He also co-founded Precision Information Systems which provides financial data and tools to leading financial institutions like Ameritrade, New York Life and Intuit.
Anand received a MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.