Navin Chaddha is Managing Director at Mayfield Fund. He is a proven serial entrepreneur and venture investor. He has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, has ranked on the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 Tech Investors seven times, was listed as a Top 12 VC Hotshot by Red Herring, and named as a Power Player West, Mobile, Cloud and Green Power Player by Always On. Navin invests in the mobile, social, cloud/ SaaS, infrastructure and big data themes. Navin has made over 40 investments of which 13 have had IPOs and another 15 have been acquired. Prior to becoming a VC he worked at Microsoft and co-founded 3 start-ups including VXtreme: Streaming media platform, acquired by Microsoft to become Windows Media; Rivio/CPA.com: HR/SaaS provider for small businesses and IBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ:IBEM): Streaming media content delivery network. Navin holds 35 patents, an MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a B.Tech degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi where he was honored with the prestigious distinguished IIT Alumni Award.
Mayfield is focused on investing in the next-generation of information technology leaders who are delivering innovative technology and breakthrough business models.