Shruti drives new growth initiatives and engagement programs for Sapphire Ventures’ portfolio companies, working closely with them to extend their business development, go-to-market and product reach within the enterprise ecosystem. Shruti brings more than 10 years of experience in software and services to her role. She began her career as an analyst at IDC, advising Fortune 100 tech clients on global market entry and expansion, before moving on to product, operational and strategy roles at SAP and Salesforce.com. Most recently, Shruti led product execution and strategy for SAP’s cloud-based business travel solution, driving rapid customer adoption at SAP’s top accounts and developing key technology and distribution partnerships.
Shruti has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in international relations from Wellesley College. She speaks fluent French and Hindi and has lived and worked in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom and India.