Vinay Iyengar is an Investor based in Bessemer Venture Partners NYC office focused on machine intelligence, cyber security, and vertical SaaS. He got his start in venture capital at Clayton Christensen’s Rose Park Advisors, leading the firm’s exploration of machine intelligence as an enabler of disruption. Previously, he spent time at Goldman Sachs and Intel and founded a Harvard Innovation Lab-backed enterprise software startup. He also has conducted extensive cryptography research leading to two peer-reviewed publications.
When not nerding out about technology and startups, Vinay enjoys trying new foods, listening to hip-hop, and cheering on his hometown Portland Trail Blazers. He studied computer science and economics at Harvard.