Sulu Mamdani is a Managing Partner with SVB Capital. He is responsible for co-leading the group’s direct investment activity and managing venture capital fund investments as well. Sulu brings more than 20 years of private equity, investment banking and operations experience to SVB Capital.
Prior to joining SVB Capital in 2006, Sulu co-founded Mazu Networks (acquired by Riverbed Technology, NASDAQ: RVBD), a network security company backed by Matrix Partners, Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital. Prior to Mazu, he worked for The Carlyle Group, where he was responsible for managing venture capital investments in emerging technology companies, as well as advising portfolio companies on financial and strategic growth initiatives. Prior to Carlyle, Sulu was with James D. Wolfensohn, Inc., a boutique investment bank and financial advisory firm.