Sunil DhaliwalFounder and Managing Partner
Sunil Dhaliwal is the Managing Partner of Amplify Partners. He has over 15 years of experience as an early-stage investor and mentor to entrepreneurs. His current portfolio includes AppNeta, Continuuity, Datadog, Fastly, Wibidata, and a few unannounced early-stage projects. Prior to founding Amplify Partners in 2012, Sunil was a General Partner at Battery Ventures where he spent 15 years investing in category-defining IT infrastructure companies such as Opscode, Netezza (acquired by IBM), Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), CipherTrust (acquired by Secure Computing) and @stake (acquired by Symantec). In 2011, he was named to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists around the world, the AlwaysOn Top 100 list of VCs, and Business Insider’s 15 Most Powerful Venture Capitalists on the East Coast. Prior to his work as an investor he was a member of the technology investment banking team at Alex. Brown & Sons, Inc. Sunil graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Finance and International Business.
Sunil is a Charter Member of TiE Boston and an advisor to the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack County. He splits his time between Palo Alto and Cambridge. When not working (or flying cross country) he is spending time with his wife and three children, or his “summer family” at Fenway Park.
David brings a wealth of experience to Amplify Partners as both a venture-backed entrepreneur and an active early-stage investor. He began his career in technology as the co-founder and CEO of Chartio.com, a pioneering provider of cloud-based data visualization and analytics. He was subsequently part of the founding team at Patients Know Best, one of the world's leading cloud-based Personal Health Record (PHR) companies.
David has also been a prolific investor and advisor to entrepreneurs. He has angel invested in over 35 early-stage companies, including Tracelytics (acquired by Appneta), Teambox, Modria, ReTargeter, Teespring and others.
He's excited to dedicate his operating and investing experience to support entrepreneurs who are transforming the world of IT infrastructure.
“Sunil is a powerful ally for founders. At Opscode he dug in deep to understand our problems, supported us through our challenges, provided genuinely helpful advice, and managed to do it all without getting in our way. He is an investor you want on your team from the start.”