Navin Chaddha, Managing Director of Mayfield

Navin Chaddha, Managing Director of Mayfield

Navin is Managing Director at Mayfield. He has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and has ranked on the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 Tech Investors fourteen times, including being named in the Top Five in 2020 and 2022. His investments have created over $120 billion in equity value and over 40,000 jobs. During his venture capital career, Navin has invested in over 60 companies, of which 18 have gone public and 25 have been acquired. He is a big believer in the power of technology to improve planetary health and reinvent trillion dollar businesses, and has invested in multiple sustainability businesses including SolarCity, Lyft, Poshmark, Grove Collaborative and Suzlon. As an entrepreneur, Navin has co-founded or led three startups, of which one went public and 2 were acquired. Navin holds 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 distinguished IIT Alumni Award.

Links:

https://www.mayfield.com/biology-as-technology/

https://www.mayfield.com/human-and-planetary-evolution/