Pedram Mokrian focuses on investments in big data, cloud/SaaS and energytech. His core expertise lies in the intersection of the energy, technology and services domains. He has served as a board observer on CPower (acquired by Constellation Energy).
Prior to Mayfield he spent time on the commodities trading desk at Credit Suisse and held positions at Ford Motor Company, JDS Uniphase and Nortel Networks, broadly covering the areas of power generation, fiber-optics and hardware development.
Pedram is actively involved with and recognized for his domain expertise within the energy community. He currently serves on the board of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Young Professionals in Energy, the membership committee for the US Association for Energy Economics, and is a Charter member of C100, where he co-leads the Cleantech practice. In addition, he is an active contributor to the Energy Policy Task Force at the Hoover Institute.
Pedram holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University with a focus on Energy Finance and Economics, and during his tenure was involved with the founding of the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency.