Salil Pitroda

Salil Pitroda

Senior Advisor, Fransisco Partners

Salil Pitroda is an investor, entrepreneur, and senior management partner. He has built and grown more than 20 companies—working with word-class innovators, operating executives, and investors. He has been a part of two successful startups. The first, an innovative investment firm where he specialized in technology and financial services, was acquired by Citigroup. The second, a pioneering mobile transactions company where he served as a founding investor, interim executive, and board member, was acquired by MasterCard in 2014. His experience includes helping shape strategic, operational and financial priorities for companies with enterprise values ranging from $5M to $1B. He regularly partners with CEOs, CFOs, and heads of product and business development to help build and grow companies. He holds an MS in Computer Science and BS in Economics from MIT, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.