Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) is a venture capital firm that partners with extraordinary entrepreneurs who set out to change the world. Since 1985, DFJ and the DFJ Global Network have had $ 7B committed to their funds and have managed more than 400 portfolio investments, including AdMob, Baidu, Box, Skype, Hotmail, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity, Twitter, Tumblr and Yammer. DFJ works with companies at seed, early and growth stages, with the goal of creating of iconic and lasting businesses. DFJ pioneers investing in emerging markets including consumer and enterprise information technology, digital media, and disruptive technologies. The DFJ Global Network is a federation of 16 independent venture funds operating on four continents that cooperate on investment diligence and co-investing.
Sunil Pai is an Analyst at DFJ. Prior to joining DFJ, Sunil worked at Deloitte Consulting's San Francisco office as part of the Technology Strategy & Architecture division. There, he focused on advising enterprise clients on cloud computing, mobility, and social business strategies. Sunil held a product management role previously at Infosys in Bangalore, India. He also worked at Howcast, an online video content distribution platform startup based in San Francisco.Sunil graduated from the University of California - Berkeley with a B.A. and certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology. While at Berkeley, he served as a researcher for the Haas School of Business, studying corporate innovation and performance outcomes of publicly traded firms in the high-tech sector. Sunil was also a four-year member of the top ranked Berkeley debate team and won the California state debate championship. He now serves on the Advisory Council for the Bay Area Urban Debate League.