Kanu Gulati

Kanu Gulati is a Partner at Khosla Ventures, and focuses on investments in Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure (that leverage ML, Deep Learning, NLP, Language Models, and more), Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and Hardware Acceleration. She has led and helps manage Khosla Ventures’ investments in companies including PolyAI, Zordi, Mimica, Lexion, Zendar, NoMagic, WaveOne, Korbit, Analog InferenceRosebud, and more.

She has over 10 years of operating experience as a research scientist at Intel and Cadence, and was founding / early engineer at startups including OmniSci (hardware-accelerated data analytics), Nascentric (fast-circuit simulation tool, acquired by Cadence), and Atrenta (predictive analytics for design, acquired by Synopsys).

Kanu has co-authored 3 books, has authored 35+ peer-reviewed publications with 650+ citations, and holds a US patent. She has PhD & Master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from University of Delhi. Kanu completed her MBA at Harvard Business School, where she was President of the annual Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference. Her Erdős number is 3.