Artiman Team
Amit Shah
amit@artiman.com

Amit Shah focuses on early stage technology investments. As a Partner of Artiman Ventures, he is currently on the boards of AbsolutelyNew, Auryn, Dyyno, Guavus, InvenSense, Lightwire, Mastek, Motif and Zyme Solutions.

Prior to founding Artiman Ventures, Amit gained technology investment experience as a General Partner of Anthelion I & II, a seed stage venture fund. He also worked as VP of New Markets and Technologies for Cisco Systems' Business Development and Alliances Group. Prior to this he founded and was CEO of PipeLinks, Inc., acquired by Cisco (1998). Preceding PipeLinks, he founded ZeitNet, a networking systems company which was then acquired by Cabletron.

Amit has taught numerous courses and seminars in networking at UC Berkeley, InterOp, and other forums in the United States and abroad. He also authored FDDI: A High Speed Network, published by Prentice-Hall.
Education: Amit holds a B.S.E.E. from M.S University Baroda, India and has done graduate work at UC Irvine.
Investments: Aanetcom, Aarohi Communications (acq by Emulex), AbsolutelyNew, Adama, Agribuys, Andale, Auryn, BayPackets, Circadiant, Everest Design Automation (acq by Synopsys), DealTime (Nasdaq: SHOP), Guavus, Ikanos (Nasdaq: IKAN), iManage (Nasdaq: IMAN), InvenSense, Lightwire, Magma Design Automation (Nasdaq: LAVA), Motif, Netdevices, Netscaler (acq by Citrix), Sierra Design Automation, Tavant (acq by Ameriquest), Zyme.
Assistant: Ruth Ann Le, ruth@artiman.com

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