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Rajiv Bala serves as Managing Director of Bala Investments. Prior to Bala Investments, Rajiv served as Vice President with S3 Ventures. His responsibilities include deal sourcing and structuring, due diligence, partner engagement and portfolio management.
Rajiv’s investment focus includes software, internet/web, telecommunications, technology-enabled services, and medical device. Rajiv was a Marketing Manager at Texas Instruments where he led marketing for Automotive Infotainment in the North American region. Prior to marketing, Rajiv was an Applications Engineer with the Digital Radio Group at Texas Instruments where he helped grow the business from zero to over a million units shipped.

Rajiv holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BA in Economics from Rice University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.