I’ve been in the trenches in the early days of a startup and know how hard it is to build something meaningful. My goal as an investor is to share what I’ve learned from that experience, both in terms of what worked but also what didn’t.
Jambu Palaniappan is Managing Partner of OMERS Ventures in Europe. He previously had several executive roles at Uber, where he was among the first 100 employees of the company globally. From 2012 to 2014, he led Uber’s international expansion in EMEA and India. From 2014 to 2016, he served as Regional General Manager for Uber in Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa leading a team of 300 as Uber built and scaled its business in that region. From 2016 to 2018, he was Head of Uber Eats in EMEA, building and scaling that business from its inception.
Jambu led OMERS Ventures investments in and serves on the boards of Deliverect and ultimate.ai. He is also currently a Non-Executive Director of JustEat Takeaway.
Jambu studied Public Policy and Economics at Vanderbilt University.
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