Mohanjit Jolly is a partner at DFJ. Mohanjit manages DFJ’s India portfolio, serves as a board member of US-based companies, and leads DFJ’s business development efforts. Mohanjit currently serves on the Boards of Piqora, Attero Recycling, Canvera, Bharat Light and Power, Dlight Design, and iYogi. He has worked with and invested in technology startups since 1998. Prior to DFJ, Mohanjit was managing director at Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm. Prior to joining Garage, Mohanjit was part of the strategic planning group at Mattel where he helped launch the Mattel/Intel joint venture, Intel Play. He also spent several years in both engineering and business development roles with Itek Optical Systems, a manufacturer of high-resolution reconnaissance systems for both military and commercial use. While earning his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, Mohanjit helped launch ViaSpace, a technology incubator in Southern California in conjunction with Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Mohanjit earned a BS and MS in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT, with a specialization in electric propulsion systems
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