Naik, Ullas

Managing Director
Globespan Capital Partners

Ullas has been a Managing Director with Globespan Capital Partners since the firm’s inception. He leads Globespan's Cleantech investment practice and also focuses on investments in Internet/Enterprise Infrastructure companies.

Ullas serves on the boards of CaliSolar, Certeon, Nantero, Optaros, Solar Power Partners and ZeaChem. He is an observer on the the boards of Copan Systems, Coskata and GlassHouse Technologies. Previously, he led Globespan's investments in Advent Solar (acquired by Applied Materials), BladeLogic (NASDAQ:BLOG), Millennial Net (acquired by Festo), Pirus Networks (acquired by Sun Microsystems) and Revivio (acquired by Symantec Corp).

Prior to Globespan, Ullas served as Managing Director of JAFCO Ventures. Before that, he served as a Senior Vice President in the Technology Research Group at First Albany, where he was named a "Wall Street All-Star" by Fortune Magazine and recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top technology analysts in the country.

Ullas earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Bombay University in India and an MBA from Bentley College.