Director of Marketing Business Planning, Salesforce.com
San Francisco, CA
Ajit has a broad-based interest in the technology sector and is especially excited about new investment avenues being created through rapid strides across the IT spectrum. Ajit is currently the Director of Marketing Business Planning at Salesforce.com where is he is responsible for for casting and ROI for marketing initiatives run within the CMO’s organization.
Prior to joining Salesforce, Ajit was a Senior Associate at Opus Capital, where he sourced and evaluated investment opportunities and contributed business and technical assistance to portfolio companies. Opus Capital is an early-stage, IT-focused venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California.
Prior to business school, Ajit worked for eight years in engineering and operations roles in the semiconductor and cleantech industries, as well as had stints in internal corporate venturing, seed/early-sage investing, and technology investment banking. Immediately prior to Opus Capital, Ajit worked with the co-founders to build the business plan for a startup called Velocloud, in the cellular cloud access and network services space. Velocloud is not a mid-stage startup that has been funded by NEA, Venrock and others.