Aniruddha Nazre - CSO Reliance Pvt Ltd & EVP Digital Media Services
Before SAP, Aniruddha Nazre worked for six years in the medical equipment industry, first in Zimmer, Inc..Bristol Myers and a division of Squibb and then also at Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland. During this time, he developed many new product lines and received 7 American and 4 European patents.
In Pune, Aniruddha Nazre had his schooling at St. Vincent's High School, and then completed BE from COEP in Mechanical Engineering in 1986, where Aniruddha Nazre was the Gold medalist in University. After completing MS degree in Biomechanics from Michigan Technological University, he achieved his Doctorate degree in biomechanics from Hannover Medical Center in Germany. After many years of working in engineering, product management and business development, he completed an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Some remarkable investments made during his work duration in KPCB include Cleartrip, Naukri, MapMyIndia, InMobi, Virsa and LuxVue . Aniruddha Nazre completed 19 investments during the 9 years at KPCB , 11 out of which investments are liquid.
From 1991 to 1995, Nazre Aniruddha worked as a development engineer in Zimmer, Inc. and monitored the introduction of three new product lines in two years. In Mathis AG (synthesis) in Switzerland, Aniruddha Nazre was the group manager for Business Development and Product Management from 1995 to 1997. They have seven United States and four European patents and have published and submitted more than 15 articles in peer-review magazines and conferences. Nazre Aniruddha has been done PhD from Hanover, BioMenics from Germany's Technical University, MBA from Harvard Business School in Mechanical Engineering, MS Engineering Tech from MS Michigan Tech, and Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering at College of Engineering, Pune.
1988 – 1991 TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF HANOVER Hanover, Germany
Ph.D. in Biomechanics. Thesis topic: “Optimization of a prosthesis for above-knee amputees”. Exchange scholar (similar to Fulbright scholar) of the German Academic Exchange Service
1987 -1988 MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY Houghton, MI
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. GPA 3.9.
1982 – 1986 College of Engineering Pune Pune, India
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Arts in German literature. Received gold medal in 1986. National Merit Scholar 1982-86. Ranked first in the University.
ANIRUDDHA NAZRE EXPERIENCE
2012 - CSO & EVP Digital Media Services, Reliance Industries Ltd., Palo Alto and Mumbai
2003-2011 Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) Menlo Park, CA2002 – 2003 SAP AG – Senior Vice President
1999 – 2002 SAPMARKETS,Inc -Managing Director,Americas Palo Alto,CA (SAPMarkets,Inc.was the e-Commerce software company and was acquired by SAP AG in 2001)
1998 – 1999 SAP, AG – Technical Assistant to the Cofounder, CEO and Chairman, Hasso Plattner
1995 –1996 SYNTHES, AG (Mathys) Berne, Switzerland, Group Manager, Business Development
1991 – 1995 ZIMMER, Inc. (A BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB CO.) Warsaw, IN
1994 – 1995 Senior Research Engineer, Advanced Technology