Gautam is a Principal with Sequoia Capital where he focuses on investments in technology businesses. Prior to joining Sequoia, Gautam worked with McKinsey & Company as well as Arthur Andersen, advising companies in the technology, retail and consumer sectors. Gautam holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and a Masters in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, obtaining gold medals at both places. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
We like working with founders at the earliest stages of company creation. We almost always have one or two of these small companies working inside our office, within shouting distance of recruiting, marketing, business development services—and, of course, our Partners.