As an entrepreneur and manager, Ram has gained over 25 years of experience in engineering and marketing management in the Valley, which he loves to share with the Wellington technology portfolio companies. Before joining Wellington as venture partner, Ram was President and CEO of web analytics provider Fireclick from inception in 1999 to acquisition in 2004. He then established their strategic direction, while managing daily operations and technology initiatives. Prior to Fireclick, he was Vice President of Product Marketing for RightPoint Software. At Red Brick, Ram led product marketing and management while directing product evolution strategy, culminating in the company's IPO.
With over 25 years experience in engineering and marketing management, Ram has an in-depth understanding of high-technology companies. Ram’s technical intuition allows him to cut through technology and focus on business challenges crying for elegant solutions. His penchant for solving gnarly business challenges while bringing along the technical constituency is breaking new ground in forming productive start-up teams. Ram holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, a postgraduate diploma in Management and a Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering.