Dipender Saluja

Partner & Managing Director
Capricorn Investment Group

Dipender Saluja serves as a Partner and Managing Director at Capricorn Investment Group LLC. Mr. Dipender Saluja serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Automatiks, Inc. He oversees investments in energy technology, clean tech, and IT. Before Capricorn & Automatiks, he served as the Chief of Staff at Cadence, where he built and managed businesses that worked closely with the leading electronics companies around the world. Prior roles at Cadence included Corporate Vice President of Technical Field Operations and General Manager of Worldwide Services, in which he led a 1200 person global organization. He serves as boards of AST, Encell, GotIt, Joby Aviation, QuantumScape, RayVio, Saildrone, Sense and is a member of the Leadership Council of Cyclotron Road. Mr. Saluja was also General Manager of Asia Pacific field operations, and Vice President of Applications Engineering, and set up and managed organizations in various regions around the world including North America, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific, India, and China. Prior to Cadence, he served at Data General (now EMC), Honeywell, and ROLM (now IBM), and the GF Energy Research Center. He serves as the Chairman of the Board at Automatiks Inc. He serves as a Director of Navitas Semiconductor, Inc., Sunpreme Inc., Embrace Innovations (Education Frontiers) and Liquidity Nanotech Corporation. Mr. Saluja has been a Director of Innovium, Inc. since May 31, 2016. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer by training, and attended UND, the University of Minnesota, and Stanford.