Abhishek leads Sapphire’s business development efforts in the European market, focusing on expanding the Sapphire Ventures CXO network and helping portfolio companies accelerate their growth in the region. Abhishek works on initiatives around thought leadership, CIO and CXO networking, market penetration, GTM best-practices, and more.
Previously, Abhishek led business development in Europe for Dropbox, driving rapid growth of technology and distribution partnerships, all with the aim of increasing revenue through partner integrations and offers. Prior to partnerships, Abhishek grew his career as a solutions architect and sales engineering lead, with a focus on creating best-in-class technology solutions for enterprise customers. In these roles, Abhishek sold into many of the Global 2000 companies in the U.S. and Europe, honing a discipline of successful go-to-market practices aimed at the enterprise.
Abhishek graduated from Northwestern University with a dual bachelors degree in economics and psychology. Originally from the US, he moved to the UK in 2017 from San Francisco and enjoys traveling, running, and mindfulness. He also hosts a podcast called One Simple Question.