Fund & Foundries Team


Ram Jambunathan

Managing Director

Dr. Ram Jambunathan is Head of SAP Corporate Strategy and Managing Director of SAP.iO. As Head of Corporate Strategy, his responsibilities include developing and aligning long-term growth strategy across SAP, including Cloud and Application strategy, Go-to-market strategy, Technology strategy, and Line of Business strategy. As Managing Director of SAP.iO, Ram is responsible for both the SAP.iO Fund, which makes direct investments into early stage enterprise software startups in areas strategic to SAP, and the SAP.iO Foundries, a global network of top-tier startup programs that provide startups access to curated mentorship, exposure to SAP technologies, and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers.

Ram was previously a VP in SAP Corporate Strategy, leading various strategic initiatives including Cloud and Platform Strategy, Partner Strategy, and Industry and Regional Go-To-Market Strategy. Before joining SAP, Ram was a consultant at McKinsey & Co., primarily focused on helping companies in the tech & telco spaces with growth strategies. Prior to McKinsey, Ram co-founded T-Networks (now part of Broadcom), a VC-backed fiber-optics company whose lead investors included Sequoia, Greylock, and US Venture Partners. Before T-Networks, Ram was a Member of Technical Research & Development at Lucent Technologies - Bell Laboratories. Ram has more than 5 patents and more than 10 peer-reviewed publications, and received his doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan Ann-Arbor.

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