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Nagraj Kashyap

Corporate Vice President & Global Head

Microsoft Ventures

Nagraj Kashyap

Nagraj Kashyap is Corporate Vice President and Global Head for Microsoft Ventures, corporate VC arm of Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2016, he was Senior Vice President for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., where he oversaw Qualcomm’s $1bn strategic venture investment portfolio of 140+ investments. Prior to Qualcomm, Nagraj was an Engagement Manager at strategy consulting firm PRTM (now PwC).

Nagraj has over 20 years’ experience in mobile and software with an emphasis on VC and has been recognised as a leader in corporate venturing through the GCV Powerlist awards in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. Nagraj earned his MBA degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin.