Neil Desai

Managing Director, Public Equities & Partner, Atreides Ventures

Neil Desai joined Atreides Management, LP in September 2023 as Managing Director, Public Equities & Partner, Atreides Ventures. Prior to joining Atreides, Neil spent 11 years at Putnam Investments where he served as portfolio manager of bluescale, a long-short TMT fund, and the Putnam Global Technology Fund. Prior to Putnam, Neil was a Partner at Crosslink Capital and an Investment Analyst at Tudor Investment Corp/Raptor Capital Management. Earlier in his career, Neil was a Private Equity Senior Associate at Thoma Cressey Equity Partners (now Thoma Bravo). Neil began his career at Merrill Lynch, working as an Analyst in the Global TMT investment banking group. Neil earned an AB in Economics from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.