Deepak Jeevan Kumar


Deepak is a Principal at General Catalyst Partners, where he focuses on incubating, funding and launching startups in cloud computing, big data, cybersecurity and data center infrastructure. He has been with General Catalyst Partners since 2010, first in Boston and later in the firm’s Palo Alto office.

Deepak has been closely involved in General Catalyst's investments in Altiscale, DataGravityIllumioPush Computing, Tesora and Virtual Instruments. He has represented General Catalyst as a speaker or a judge in leading industry conferences such as DEFCON, Strata and DataWeek. Deepak has also published his opinions on Forbes and Techcrunch

Prior to joining GC, Deepak worked at Sun Microsystems and was an intern at the Yale Investments Office. At Sun, he was involved in designing a few of the top 10 supercomputers in the industry and also led the high performance computing architecture practice in the Asia-Pacific region. Deepak is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, earning a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering; the Singapore-MIT Alliance, earning a S.M. in Computer Science; and the Yale School of Management, earning an M.B.A.