Tej Kanani joined Sierra Ventures in 2020 and focuses on investments in AI/ML, Security, DevOps, and Consumer companies. Prior to joining Sierra, Tej invested in early-stage startups at VMware within its Corporate VC team. He also has an operational background in deal sourcing and business development having led efforts 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 globetrotting, re-tweeting, shooting hoops, and tasting coffee beans!