Co-Founder & General Partner
Nilanjana brings a rigorous focus on B2B tech as a co-Founder of Converge, an early-stage venture capital firm, drawing on her 23 years as a venture capitalist, investment banker and operating executive. Prior to founding Converge, Nilanjana was a General Partner at Longworth Venture Partners where she led the firm’s investments in enterprise tech. As an investment banker at Broadview (now Jefferies), Nilanjana executed numerous M&A transactions of leading enterprise tech companies and led the bank’s research publications of market maps on middleware, application and security software. After publishing her graduate dissertation on object-oriented class libraries, Nilanjana was recruited to Object Design Inc., the leading object-oriented database and INC 500, #1 private Company in 1994. There she held several positions through the company’s fast growth from venture-backed to IPO. She ran the professional services organization for the Americas, and delivered one-third of the company’s annual revenues. Nilanjana received her B.Eng. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, her M.S. in Computer Science from University of South Carolina, and her MBA from INSEAD.