Ramanan has led venture capital and growth equity investments in the United States, Asia, Western Europe and Latin America. Ramanan is a managing partner of Amasia, a venture capital firm that invests in cross-border technology companies. He was formerly the managing partner of Kubera Partners, managing director at TH Lee Putnam Ventures, partner at Insight Venture Partners, and senior associate at General Atlantic. He began his career at McKinsey & Company.
Illustrative prior investments where he served on the board include Apar Infotech (acquired), Conexant (acquired), Edelweiss (acquired), Exchange Applications (IPO), Integreon (acquired), NEW (acquired), Proxicom (IPO), SPi Technologies (acquired), Symphony Teleca (acquired) and Venture Infotek (acquired).
Ramanan is a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania; is an Overseer of the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn; serves on the boards of Penn’s two India centers; and is the Global Coordinator of the Penn Alumni Interview Program. He is a trustee of Magic Bus Global, a non-profit that works with 400,000 at-risk children; it was incubated by Impact Partners, which he co-founded as the first venture philanthropy fund focused on India. He is a member of the Housing and Community Development Committee of San Mateo County.
Ramanan has a B.S. in Economics, a B.S.E. in Computer Science and Engineering, and a Master of Liberal Arts, all from the University of Pennsylvania.