Gaurav Garg is a founding partner of Wing. He has founded five companies, including two that achieved public listings: Redback Networks (founded 1996, IPO 1999), and Ruckus Wireless (founded 2002, IPO 2012).
At Redback Networks, Gaurav was Senior Vice President of Product Management & Business Development. Prior to Redback Networks, he held various engineering positions at SynOptics and Bay Networks.
Gaurav was a partner at Sequoia Capital from 2001 to 2012. He incubated and helped build FireEye (founded 2004, IPO 2013) and Jasper (founded 2004, acquired 2016 for $1.5B) into significant businesses. He was an early stage investor and served on the boards of several successful companies such as MobileIron (founded 2007, IPO 2014) and Shape Security (founded 2012, acquired 2020 for $1B), and Netscaler (acquired 2005). He also worked extensively with, and co-sponsored early stage investments in Aruba (IPO 2007) and RingCentral (IPO 2013). Gaurav has served on a number of boards for more than 10 years each, and enjoys working side by side with founders through the evolution of their companies from inception to beyond an IPO.
Gaurav holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering and a BS in computer science, all from Washington University in St. Louis, where he serves on the Board of Trustees, and on the School of Engineering’s National Council. Gaurav has been named to the Forbes Midas List of Top Tech Investors several times. In 2014, he was named Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist of The Year at the Technology Fast 500 Awards.