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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Rama Sekhar

Rama Sekhar
Partner, Norwest Venture Partners


Rama Sekhar is partner at Norwest Venture Partners, where he focuses on early- to late-stage venture investments in enterprise and infrastructure, including the cloud, big data, DevOps, cybersecurity, and networking. Rama’s current investments include Agari, Bitglass, and Qubole. Previously, Rama was an investor in Morta Security (acquired by Palo Alto Networks), Pertino Networks (acquired by Cradlepoint), and Exablox (acquired by StorageCraft). Before joining Norwest, Rama was with Comcast Ventures; a product manager at Cisco Systems, where he defined product strategy for the GSR 12000 Series and CRS-1 routers—$1B+ networking products in the carrier and data center markets; and a sales engineer at Cisco Systems, where he sold networking and security products to AT&T. Rama holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a double major in finance and entrepreneurial management and a BS in electrical and computer engineering, with high honors, from Rutgers University.


2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Emerging Technologies
Location: 212 A-B Level: Non-technical
Michael Dauber (Amplify Partners), Jacob Flomenberg (Accel), Sarah Catanzaro (Amplify Partners), Rama Sekhar (Norwest Venture Partners), Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners)
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In a panel discussion, top-tier VCs look over the horizon and consider the big trends in big data, explaining what they think the field will look like a few years (or more) down the road. Read more.