Farooq Javed, Principal

Farooq Javed is a principal of Rho Ventures.

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.