Team

Rak Garg

  • Investor
  • Bay Area

Rak focuses on infrastructure, cybersecurity, and developer tools at Bain Capital Ventures, backing visionary founders that are powering the future of software.

Rak joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2021, where he focuses on the future of infrastructure software, cybersecurity, and developer tools.

Before Bain Capital Ventures, Rak was an enterprise investor at OpenView, specializing in helping founders leverage product-led and community-led growth as a go-to-market strategy. Prior to that, he was a product manager at Atlassian, where he helped global CIO/CISOs administer and scale the Atlassian suite while leading the development of new security & visibility products for large & regulated customers.

Rak studied computer science at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was involved with several entrepreneurship organizations on campus. Outside of coursework, he spent time in research labs optimizing file processing & image segmentation algorithms, ran a startup-focused consulting firm, and taught classes on enterprise product management.

Originally from the Bay Area, Rak enjoys Mexican food (his first job was building software for a taco joint in the East Bay), hikes with his labradoodle, playing tennis, golf, and reading.

 

Experience

  • UCLA 4 years
  • Atlassian 2 years
  • OpenView Venture Partners 1 year
  • Bain Capital Ventures 1 year