Venk Shukla is a General Partner at Monta Vista Capital. With a varied background in sales, marketing and general management, Venk has a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth. He has worked as a senior marketing executive in large technology companies in Silicon Valley and has been involved with
numerous early stage companies as an executive, investor, board member, and/or advisor. As president of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE), he presides over one of the most powerful networks focused on technology startups in Silicon Valley. TiE, a 21-year- old non-profit, exists to promote wealth creation through entrepreneurship, and its membership includes the entire ecosystem of entrepreneurship – VCs, successful entrepreneurs, senior executives in public companies as well as budding entrepreneurs. Within TiE, Venk started a CIO Forum, which connects 25 CIOs from companies such as Costco, Walmart, Clorox, GE Capital, HCA Health Care and others with the most innovative B2B companies in the Valley. Venk is also the Founding Chair and active member of TiE Angels, which is one of the most active Angel investor groups in the Valley with 140 members and 26 investments in the last three years, mostly in the B2B space. Venk holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and BSEE from NIT in India.