Anders Ranum

Venture Partner

Anders has been investing at Sapphire Ventures since 2012. Currently, he is a board observer at Feedzai, FollowAnalytics and Gild, led the firm’s investment in Iron.io, and is actively involved with JFrog and Cyphort. He also worked on the firm’s investments in Looker and Narrative Science. Prior to joining Sapphire Ventures, Anders was an executive at SAP for 12 years in product management and strategy for SAP solutions, SAP Enterprise Performance Management and SAP NetWeaver. Anders was also chief of staff to Vishal Sikka, who until summer 2014 served as an executive board member and the CTO of SAP. He worked closely on the acquisition of Business Objects and Sybase by SAP.

Anders was born in Trondheim, Norway and has lived in Paris, South Dakota and California. He has an MBA and a BS in management from the University of South Dakota.