Rick ShrotiManaging Partner at Digital Alpha
Rick Shrotri has two decades of technology and telecommunications investment experience. Mr. Shrotri has led the fundraising, deal sourcing, and management of deals in Digital Alpha Fund I. He has built a global team for Digital Alpha with specialized technology domain expertise and financial deal structuring experience. Prior to Digital Alpha, Mr. Shrotri was Managing Director and Global Head of the Business Acceleration Team (now the Global Infrastructure Fund team, "GIF Team") at Cisco. In this role, Mr. Shrotri was accountable for identifying and developing opportunities from Cisco's sales pipeline that required equity financing. During a 10-year career at Cisco, Mr. Shrotri worked on a variety of global, strategic investment initiatives that served as a foundation for Digital Alpha's fund model. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Shrotri was Global Strategist at Samsung Group, based in Seoul, Korea, focused on investments in the semiconductor and mobility businesses. Mr. Shrotri was also a telecommunications investor in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Shrotri began his career as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette. Mr. Shrotri holds degrees in Finance and International Relations from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.