Nikita is a Partner at Khosla Ventures. He is passionate about deep tech, data infrastructure, and system software.
Prior to Khosla Ventures, Nikita co-founded MemSQL and served as CTO and then CEO, successfully scaling the company to over 40M in ARR and near profitability. He also worked on data infrastructure at Facebook and before that, was a systems software engineer at Microsoft SQL Server for six years.
Nikita graduated from St. Petersburg ITMO University in Russia with a PhD.