Farooq Javed, Principal
Farooq Javed is a principal of
He joined Rho in 2010 from
Battery Ventures, where he focused on early, growth, and buyout stage
investments in the communications and digital media sectors and was part of the
team that led Battery’s investment in Groupon. Prior to Battery, he
participated in the United States and Canadian auctions of wireless spectrum as
an investor and entrepreneur.
Farooq has also held positions
as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, advising Fortune 500 consumer
and industrial goods companies on strategy, and The Brattle Group, advising
companies and governments on economic and financial matters.
He received a B.A. with honors in economics from Washington University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.