Ursheet Parikh

Ursheet is a core member of enterprise investing team and leads the Healthcare & Genomics investment practice at Mayfield. He is also a proven repeat entrepreneur and executive.

Prior to joining Mayfield in 2013, he was a co-founder & CEO of StorSimple and then a GM at Microsoft. StorSimple was the leading cloud-integrated storage company that was acquired by Microsoft. StorSimple was the largest acquisition among the first generation of cloud IaaS/PaaS technology companies and has been hiHealthcare & Genomics investment practiceghlighted by Microsoft as one of its most successful acquisitions. At Cisco he took the WAN acceleration product line from concept to $100M/quarter and market leadership in 2008. 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.

Ursheet’s current investments include CloudGenix, Mission Bio, Netsil (acquired by Nutanix), Qventus, Rancher Labs, ShiftLeft, Versa Networks, and Zipongo.