Aniruddha Nazre – CSO and EVP Digital Media Services Reliance Industries Pvt Ltd.
Before SAP, Aniruddha Nazre worked for six years in the medical equipment industry, first in Zimmer, Inc., Bristol Myers and a division of Squib and then in Mathis AG (Synthes) in Switzerland. During this time, he managed to develop many new product lines and received 7 American and four European patents.
Originally from Pune, Aniruddha Nazre had his schooling at St. Vincent’s High School, and then graduated from COEP in Mechanical Engineering with BE in Mechanical Engineering in 1986, where Aniruddha Nazre University was the gold medalist. After completing MS degree in Biomechanics from Michigan Technological University, he completed his doctoral degree in biomechanics from Hanover Medical Center in Germany. After years of working in engineering, product management and business development, he completed an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Some remarkable investments made during his tenure in KPCB include Clarotrip, Job, Maphi India, InMobi, Veersa and Luxewoo in Aniruddha Nazre, 11 investments during the 9 years of KPCB Aniruddha Nazre, 11 out of which investment is liquid.
From 1991 to 1995, Aniruddha Nazre 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. Aniruddha Nazre 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. College of Engineering, Pune.