“Software remains the fastest way to build large companies for global impact, and combining software with the advances in engineering biology will create a whole new class of trillion dollar companies.”

Ursheet invests in Infrastructure Software and co-leads Mayfield’s Engineering Biology investment practice.

His investments in the enterprise sector include Versa Networks (Security and SD-WAN), ShiftLeft (Application Security), Rancher Labs (Cloud Computing platform acquired by SUSE), CloudGenix (SD-WAN platform acquired by Palo Alto Networks) and Netsil (Application Observability platform acquired by Nutanix).

Ursheet’s investments in engineering biology and healthcare include Mammoth Biosciences (CRISPR), Mission Bio (Single Cell Sequencing, Oncology), Qventus (Healthcare AI), Endpoint Health (Precision Immunology), Nēsos (Immunology, Neurology), Mirvie (predict and prevent pregnancy complications for moms and babies) and Foodsmart (reverse metabolic disease).

Prior to Mayfield, Ursheet had an operating career as a proven repeat entrepreneur and executive at Cisco and Microsoft. Ursheet was co-founder & CEO of StorSimple – the leading cloud-integrated storage company that was acquired by Microsoft in 2012.

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 is passionate about accelerating healthcare innovation and transforming college education where his family foundation is focused.

Education

IIT MUMBAI

2015 Young Alumni Achiever Award

WHARTON SCHOOL

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STORSIMPLE

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Portfolio Spotlight: Mammoth Biosciences

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Innovators Accelerating Delivery of COVID-19 Solutions

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Enabling the Next Generation of CRISPR Products

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Viewpoint | Jul 15 2019

Key Takeaways & Predictions from Health Evolution Summit...

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Video | Jan 2 2019

Designing Science with Arvind Gupta & Ursheet Parikh

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Viewpoint | Dec 19 2018

The Biggest Threat to America is the Biggest...

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Viewpoint | Oct 3 2018

Building Synthetic Biology Companies at Scale

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Viewpoint | Jul 31 2018

CRISPR and the Precision Medicine Revolution

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Viewpoint | Jun 19 2018

Healthcare Takes Center Stage At Mayfield Reception

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Viewpoint | Mar 12 2018

Ursheet Parikh Provides Insight on Nutanix-Netsil Acquisition

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Viewpoint | Oct 12 2017

Mission Bio Delivers on the Promise of Precision...

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Viewpoint | Oct 11 2017

ShiftLeft Gets Down to the Core of Today’s...

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Viewpoint | Sep 20 2017

Application Observability with Kubernetes

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Viewpoint | Sep 18 2017

Ursheet Parikh Hosts Discussion on Digital Health Trends

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Viewpoint | May 1 2017

Mayfield’s Ursheet and Tim Share Their POV on...

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6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail

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