Amit Jain appointed as Managing Director of Sequoia Capital

Amit Jain, the former APAC Head of Uber has been appointed as marquee venture capital firm Sequoia Capital’s Managing Director.

Amit Jain

He will be joining the firm’s Growth team, helping develop new opportunities and perking up the existing growth stage companies in India and SEA.

 Jain will be based out of the Singapore office.

 

Announcing this new appointment in a LinkedIn post, G V Ravishankar, MD, Sequoia Capital said, “His addition to the team underscores our deep commitment to helping founders realise their dreams of building very large and enduring companies, many of whom will become key pillars of this region’s growth, prosperity and innovation.”

Furthering, at Sequoia, our goal is to be the most valuable partner for founders by helping them make strategic choices, build teams, launch new products, develop technical capabilities and help with go-to-market.

Amit’s has over years of operating experience and exemplary track record of building and managing dynamic growth tech businesses globally. In his new role, he is going to give founders of emerging startups in our portfolio a huge advantage.

Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Amit was heading Uber’s Asia Pacific wing, one of the fastest-growing regions for the company.

At Uber, Amit led the cab-aggregator’s business in India and South Asia – from its inception days in the market to exponential growth over three years

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