Gaurav Tewari is an Executive Director at SAP Ventures, focusing on growth and later-stage investments within Software/SaaS, Internet, Digital Media, Mobile, and Technology-Enabled Services. SAP Ventures has funded and helped build over 100 companies globally since 1997. Prior to SAP, Gaurav was a Principal of Boston-based Highland Capital Partners, leading early and growth-stage investments, and has held numerous board seats. Previous roles include Corporate Strategy executive at Microsoft Corporation and Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. Gaurav began his career in engineering, operations, and product management roles at Microsoft and IBM Research. He received his MBA from the Wharton School, graduating as Valedictorian (Ford Fellow), and earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a co-inventor on 9 issued US technology patents. Twitter: @GTMIT. Personal blog: www.Tewari.com.