Bengaluru: Google's Vice President for India and Southeast Asia Rajan Anandan is joining Sequoia Capital India as a Managing Director, the US-based capital venture firm said on Tuesday.
Anandan will leave Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, at the end of April.
An active angel investor in early stage technology companies, Anandan has been at Google India for eight years and previously held key positions at McKinsey & Company, Dell Inc and Microsoft India.
At Sequoia Capital India he will join six other MDs and work on developing Surge, Sequoia's program that aims to ramp up early stage startups in India and Southeast Asia. Mentors of the Surge programme already include Uber's Amit Jain and WhatsApp's Neeraj Arora, as well as executives of OYO Rooms, and Zomato.