Vinay joined Bessemer in 2017 as an investor in the NYC office, where he focuses on machine intelligence, cloud-native infrastructure, security and enterprise software.
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 as a quantitative trader at Goldman Sachs, as a machine learning engineer at Intel and co-founded a Harvard Innovation Lab-backed enterprise software startup. He also has conducted extensive cryptography research leading to two peer-reviewed publications.
Vinay graduated from Harvard where he studied computer science and economics. In his free time, he can be found listening to hip-hop and cheering on his hometown Portland Trail Blazers. Follow him on Twitter @VinIyengar and check out his blog, The Vin Diagram.