Salil is a Partner at Bay, and focuses on areas in which he has operating experience and thus some intuition. Salil was founder & CEO of Customware, a CORBA services company (acquired by Visigenic, now part of Borland), co-founder and CEO of The Middleware Company (acquired by Precise, now part of Symantec), and of TheServerSide.com network of social media sites (acquired by TechTarget).
In addition to traditional venture investments, Salil is leading:
- Bay’s seed program, a fast-track process for investing $250K-$750K in bold out-of-the-box capital-efficient ideas
- Bay’s appfactory program (along with Angela Strange), which invests $25K-$250K in applications atop the Facebook platform
Salil has held technical leadership positions at several technology companies including Sun Microsystems, taught summer courses at Stanford University, and has been an advisor to several internet community businesses.
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