Vin Lingathoti is a Partner specialising in software investments.

Prior to joining CIC, Vin was an Investment Executive at Cisco, leading investments and acquisitions in the US and Europe. Before moving to the UK, he spent a decade in Silicon Valley both as an investor and as an operator in deep tech companies. Earlier in his career Vin held roles in corporate strategy and product management at EMC and SunGard. He also advised senior executives at multi-national companies on strategic issues as a Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Vin is a Software Engineer by training and has spent a fair amount of time debugging Java and C++ code and still shares a deep passion for engineering founders solving complex problems.

Vin has an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from The Wharton school, University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters in Computer Science from University of Potsdam, Germany.