Srini Ananth is a Managing Director located in the Bay Area. He joined Intel Capital in 2015.
In his role, Srini invests in Deep Tech, Cloud Infrastructure, and AI Applications companies. Srini led investments in Astera Labs, Ayar Labs, BabbleLabs (acquired by Cisco), Common Sense Machines, Eliyan, Inworld AI, Iris.TV, Joby Aviation (NYSE: JOBY), OnScale, SummerBio, VeriSIM Life, and three other companies still in stealth. He was also involved in investments in Delta ID (acquired by FPC), Spectrum Labs, and Volocopter.
Srini currently serves as a director or observer on the board of Astera Labs, Ayar Labs, Common Sense Machines, Eliyan, Inworld AI, SiPhox and VeriSIM Life. Previously he served as an observer at BabbleLabs and Joby.
Srini has over a decade of operating experience spanning engineering, business development, and product management roles in IoT, mobile, and semiconductors. He holds an MBA from UCLA and MSEE from Arizona State University. He loves single-malts, skiing, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys.