Suranga is a General Partner at Balderton Capital. He was previously an entrepreneur and engineer. Suranga was the founder and CEO of blinkx, the intelligent search engine for video, a company he led for eight years and took public. Before blinkx, Suranga was an early employee at Autonomy Corporation, where he ultimately served as the company’s US Chief Technology Officer in San Francisco.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, serves on the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology and was granted an OBE for his services to technology and engineering.

Suranga read Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.