Saad joined Telstra Ventures in 2016 and focuses on early to late stage venture investments in enterprise and infrastructure.
He has led TV’s investments in NS1, Ripcord, Cofense, Incorta and Boomtown.
Saad enjoys helping enterprise technology teams tackle business challenges of creating a product that users love and scaling up their business.
Prior to joining Telstra Ventures, Saad was an executive at Informatica where he led various acquisitions, venture investments, partnerships and product strategy. Earlier in his career, Saad worked at Cisco Ventures & Corporate Development and worked as an investment banker at RBC Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
“Saad is one of the first people I call to talk through strategy and business challenges we face. He is very thoughtful on technology trends and various business models. Saad has robust network and he has been critically helpful, particularly in hiring leadership for NS1 and navigating large organizations for partnership or customer relationships. I would highly recommend any entrepreneur to work with Saad” – Kris Beevers, Co-Founder & CEO NS1