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Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners

Ram is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in senior management and board roles in start-ups and high-growth companies. During these years he has been part of creating over $10 billion of market capitalization. Ram served as the President and CEO of Cast Iron Systems, a venture-funded start-up. During his tenure, the company grew to become the largest vendor of application integration technology in the cloud and was acquired by IBM. Prior to that, Ram was an Executive Vice President at PeopleSoft Inc., responsible for strategy, marketing, development, customer service, alliances and mergers and acquisitions. Under his leadership, PeopleSoft’s market capitalization grew from $3 billion to $10 billion and it was acquired by Oracle. Prior to that, Ram was the Senior Vice President and General Manager at venture-funded WebMD Health Corp., where he helped the company grow from a start-up to a public company with a market cap of over $2 billion.

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