Nagarajan is Managing Director of IndusAge ScaleUp Advisors, an advisory platform and practice that helps innovators and investors scale-up technology-based businesses and monetize innovation, globally. He is also Venture Partner with IndusAge Partners, a technology venture capital firm, investing to accelerate the monetization and scaling of disruptive companies.
Nagarajan deeply relates to the challenges involved in scaling ideas to deliver business value, owing to his career in computer systems development engineering for over three decades. He is an accomplished senior technologist with experience in startup initiatives of large global enterprises and early-stage companies. He has performed director-level technical leadership and executive management roles in product development and deployment serving Customers worldwide. His subject matter expertise is in computer systems architecture, data management, and systems/software engineering.
As a Technical Director at NetApp and as Distinguished Technologist at HP Enterprise, he contributed to the architecture development of enterprise-class products and solutions. As a member of the founding management team of Philips Innovation Campus and as Director (Systems) at HP, delivered high-volume consumer and enterprise-class products, managing large teams of R&D engineers.
As Director-Technology at IPValue, he developed deep knowledge and expertise in the business aspects of innovation and commercializing intellectual property. He co-founded Bluefont Technologies to develop technology for high-bandwidth short-range wireless.
Started his career at Wipro, during the early days of Information Technology in India and grew through different roles.
Nagarajan holds M.S. (By Research) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and graduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calicut, India.