Sujude is an investor at JAZZ where she both invests in new opportunities and supports existing portfolio companies across all funds. She is interested in the intersection of culture and science and is passionate about accelerating generational health and community capital.
Sujude started her career off in the computational sciences and is a Berkeley-trained scientist. She was a member of the Somorjai Group, a surface chemistry research lab at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and subsequently led the integration of Jupyter computation into social sciences research and curricula at the Berkeley Institute of Data Science. She has also worked for an array of community-forward health initiatives at Hopelab and YTH and contributed to projects including Engage, an empowerment program to reduce childhood marriage in Malawi, and Oregon Reminders, a state-funded SMS platform to reduce HIV transmission. Sujude is also active in the MENA-affiliated startup world as a board member of TechWadi.
Prior to JAZZ, Sujude supported investments at Lux Capital and K50 Ventures across frontier tech, workforce solutions, and health innovations. Sujude holds an MEng in Design from Stanford University and a BS in Chemistry from UC Berkeley.