Shripriya Mahesh

Shripriya is a partner at Spero Ventures where she invests in mission-driven founders building a future that belongs to everyone. Spero Ventures invests in companies working in the areas of well-being (health and ag tech), the future of work, and human connections.

Prior to Spero Ventures, she led Emerging Tech investing at Omidyar Network. She has been an active angel investor in, and board member or advisor to, early-stage tech companies throughout her career.

Before Omidyar Network, Shripriya led product and design at First Look Media. She formerly held several leadership roles at eBay including as Vice President of Product Marketing (US, revenue), and as Vice President of global Product Management. Prior to eBay, Shripriya was the VP of eCommerce at NextCard, the then premier online credit card company backed by Kleiner, Sequoia, Redpoint and Trinity.

Shripriya has a deep interest in the visual arts, and directed Academy Award® nominees James Franco and Jessica Chastain as part of a collaborative feature that premiered at the Rome Film Festival and opened theatrically.

She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MFA in Film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a B.A. in Economics from Stella Maris College, Madras University.