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Arvind Purushotham

Arvind Purushotham

Managing Director and Global Head Citi


Arvind leads the Venture Investing team at Citi Ventures, which he joined in 2011. He brings 16+ years of professional investment experience as a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. At Citi, he has led investments in Financial Services, Payments, Security and Enterprise Infrastructure.

Prior to Citi, Arvind was a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures for over nine years. At Menlo, he was an investor in a wide range of enterprise technology companies.

Arvind started his career as a chip designer working on low power versions of the Pentium ProcessorĀ® in the Mobile Group at Intel Corporation. Later he became the Program Manager of the Mobile Pentium IIĀ® Processor effort and contributed to several successful product launches.

Arvind has an MBA with Distinction from Harvard, an MS in EE from Case Western Reserve University and his BTech in EE from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He lives in Palo Alto, with his wife and two sons, and enjoys running, golf, reading and photography in his spare time.

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