Before joining Accel Partners, Mahendran was a partner at Erasmic Venture Fund. At Accel he focusses on Healthcare-Biotechnology, KPO and Retail. Mahendran serves on the boards of Position2, Dovetail, Inbiopro, Sconce and Mitra Biotech.
Prior to Erasmic he was Country General Manager of Apple Computers India and Saarc Chief Operating Officer of CoSystems, a Telecom and Datacom Company General Manager of Tektronix India. Mahendran holds a MBA degree from IIM Bangalore and a B.Tech degree from REC Warangal.