Anand Sanwal

Anand is the CEO/co-founder of CB Insights, a National Science Foundation-backed data-as-a-service company that provides info on private companies and financing and M&A transactions. CB Insights is a Fall 2009 Vintage First Growth alum. The company is working on assessing the health of private companies using public information to help lenders, marketers and customers of private companies make better decisions.

He formerly led the $50M Innovation Fund at American Express and is the author of the book “Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management”.

He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a degree in finance/accounting from the Wharton School.