Ankur Saxena

Board Observer

Ankur is a Manager at Cisco Investments. Focused on investments and acquisitions of IoT, AI/ML, networking, & cloud companies. Ankur has extensive experience in growth strategy, build-buy-partner decisioning, M&A, & business development.

Ankur Saxena joined Cisco Investments in 2016 and is currently focused on investment and acquisition opportunities in Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. Prior to Cisco, Ankur worked in a variety of roles in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking in Amazon’s Corporate Development team, The Carlyle Group, Helion Venture Partners and Avendus Capital in the US and India.

Ankur earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He also holds a B. Tech. degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.