Srini Ananth is a Managing Director at Intel Capital. In his role, Srini invests in Deep Tech, Cloud Infrastructure, and AI Applications companies. Srini led investments in Agita Labs, Astera Labs, Ayar Labs, BabbleLabs (acquired by Cisco), Common Sense Machines, Eliyan, Iris.TV, Joby Aviation (NYSE: Joby), OnScale (acquired by ANSYS), SummerBio, and VeriSIM Life. He was also involved in investments in Delta ID (acquired by FPC), and Volocopter.
Srini currently serves as a director or observer on the board of Agita Labs, Astera Labs, Ayar Labs, Common Sense Machines, Eliyan, Kepler Computing, SummerBio, and VeriSIM Life. Previously he served as an observer at BabbleLabs, Joby, and OnScale.
Srini has over a decade of operating experience spanning engineering, business development, and product management roles in IoT, mobile, and semiconductors.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Srini holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management with an emphasis on finance and strategy. He also holds a BS in electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology, India, and an MS in electrical engineering from Arizona State University, Tempe. He loves single-malts, skiing, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys/Mavericks.
Srini served his fellowship at Intel Capital as a member of Class 23. He was mentored by Ken Elefant (Class 5, Mentor Classes 18 & 21) of Sorenson Ventures.