Previous to Unikrn, Sood joined Microsoft in January 2011. He created the Bing Fund, Microsoft’s first-ever incubation fund for startups, and eventually, Microsoft consolidated their global startup activities under Sood’s leadership. In June 2013, he launched Microsoft Ventures.
A serial entrepreneur, Sood spent 18 years in multiple startups prior to joining Microsoft. He founded luxury and gaming computer manufacturer VoodooPC, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Voodoo brought the ENVY and OMEN product lines to HP, contributing advanced technologies such as commercial liquid cooling and an increased focus on design.
Sood is a Co-Founder of BrightSquid Medical, BrightSquid Dental, and BullsOnWallstreet. Sood sits on the board of advisors for Razer, and he recently joined the Board of Advisors for BitGold. He is active in the entrepreneurial community, helping and mentoring a variety of startups.