Iron Pillar

C J Swamy

Jaganath Swamy (CJ)

Venture Partner

CJ has over 18+ years experience as an entrepreneur, early stage investor, limited partner and strategy consultant across the US and Asia. He is currently CEO at Good Parents Inc./KiddoWear, a San Francisco – India based start-up focusing on remote patient monitoring and connected care for paediatrics. CJ has built a team spanning US, HK and India and raised over $27 Million in funding

Prior to that, CJ was the lead for India and SE Asia investments with HarbourVest Partners (leading global alternative assets manager with over $74 Billion in AUM). Before that, he also led US-Asia investments for Northgate Capital, a California based early stage investor with over $6 Billion in AUM. Prior to that, CJ co-founded two companies across Asia previously – one in vitamins manufacturing and the other in logistics/ supply chain and successfully exited the supply chain management company to a large logistics conglomerate. Previously he also spent 3 years as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Co. and before that 2 years with Evalueserve primarily working on financial due diligence for PE and VC deals and product strategy for financial institutions in Asia.

CJ earned an MBA (Honors) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.