Shekhar Kirani joined Accel in 2011.
He has over 20 years of experience in business and tech leadership roles across several startups and large companies. He has been in startup investing since 2002.
As part of Accel, Shekhar focuses on investing in early-stage software and mobile startups that help enterprises. He lead investments in Freshworks, ChargeBee, JiffleNow, ManageMySpa, SureWaves, ANSR, GoldVIP(Crown-IT) and many other seed-stage companies.
Shekhar holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Minnesota, and Masters from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.