Tej Kanani joined Sierra Ventures in 2020 and focuses on investments in Data Infrastructure, Security, SaaS, and Web3 companies. Prior to joining Sierra, Tej invested in early-stage startups at VMware within its Corporate Venture team. He also has an operational background in deal sourcing and Go-To-Market having led efforts in those areas at RedLock (acquired by NYSE: PANW) and with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. Tej holds a B.S. in Business from Boston University with concentrations in Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Outside of work, Tej enjoys traveling, playing golf, tasting a variety of coffee beans & wines, and is a huge Golden State Warriors fan!