Grow California | Speakers | Anand Kamannavar

Publshed by Jon on October 26, 2011. Last edited at 5:34 pm on October 26, 2011 by Jon.


Anand Kamannavar joined Applied Ventures in 2006 and has over 13 years of experience in the technology and venture capital industry. At Applied Ventures, Mr. Kamannavar focuses on identifying and managing investments in area of Cleantech, Materials and India. Mr. Kamannavar serves as Applied’s board observer in EnPhase Energy, Adesto Technologies, Tessolve, Kotak Urja, Infinite Power Solutions and Iosil Energy. Prior to joining Applied Ventures, Mr. Kamannavar worked at Atlas Ventures and Arch Development Partners looking at startups in the broader Alternative energy, Internet, Web 2.0, Media, Software and Medical sectors. Prior to his career in venture capital, 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. Mr. Kamannavar is a frequent panelist and judge at industry conferences and business plan competitions and 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.