Editorial Advisory Board Profile:
Ursheet Parikh
Partner, Mayfield Fund
Ursheet is a Partner at the Mayfield Fund. Founded in 1969, Mayfield is a leading venture capital firm has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs who have founded over 500 companies including Genetech, Amgen and Intuitive Surgical. Ursheet has a track record of product innovation and leadership experience as a repeat entrepreneur and an executive. Ursheet focuses on investing in companies that are solving hard problems and building delightful category defining solutions in healthcare and core computing technologies. Prior to Mayfield, Ursheet was a GM for StorSimple in Microsoft’s cloud business. Ursheet was the co-Founder & CEO of StorSimple, the leading cloud-integrated storage company which was acquired by Microsoft in one of the largest first generation cloud infrastructure exits. StorSimple has been highlighted by Microsoft as one of its most successful acquisitions. At Cisco, Ursheet took the WAN acceleration product line from concept to scale and market leadership. Ursheet also worked at numerous startups including Andiamo Systems which was acquired by Cisco. Ursheet holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a Bachelors in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, from which he received the Young Alumni Achiever award in 2015.