Founder & Trustee, Plaksha
University of Pennsylvania (MBA)
IIT Bombay (B.Tech)
Ursheet invests in the enterprise sector and co-leads Mayfield's Engineering Biology investment practice. His Mayfield investments include Versa Networks, ShiftLeft, Rancher Labs (pending acquisition by SUSE), CloudGenix (acquired by Palo Alto Networks) and Netsil (acquired by Nutanix) in the enterprise sector and Mammoth Biosciences, Mission Bio, Qventus, Endpoint Health and unannounced companies in neuromodulation therapeutics and precision diagnostics for maternal and fetal health in Healthcare & Engineering Biology. He is a proven repeat entrepreneur and executive at Cisco and Microsoft.
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 highlighted by Microsoft as one of its most successful acquisitions. 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.