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Abhishek Shukla

Managing Director

Abhishek is a Managing Director of Investing. He is based in Menlo Park, CA, and joined the team in 2016.  

Abhishek focuses on several areas within investing, including cybersecurity for device, cloud and data, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), cloud and edge computing, and data infrastructure. He also is active in artificial intelligence technologies (including machine learning and deep learning), and blockchain applications as they relate to IIoT.  

Prior to GE Ventures, he was a part of Cisco’s Corporate Development and Ventures Investments team, leading venture investments and acquisition efforts for the $12B+ Services and Solutions portfolio. He also held multiple leadership positions in venture investing, M&A, strategy and sales at Agilent, Sony, and SAP. 

Abhishek received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from the Delhi College of Engineering, India.  

He serves on numerous boards, holding seats with IoTium, Portworx, ThetaRay, Alchemist, The Hive, Equalum, Morphisec, and Ping Things.  

Abhishek is a certified scuba diver who has taken multiple dives with great white sharks.