Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield. Under his leadership, Mayfield has raised $1.5 billion in new capital through six funds – (four US and two dedicated India funds); partnered with over 100 entrepreneurs; been involved in the successful financial outcome of 39 portfolio companies; expanded the investing team with world-class professionals; and assembled a comprehensive team of portfolio services executives.
Navin 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 eleven times.
During his venture capital career, Navin has invested in over 50 companies, of which 17 have gone public and 18 have been acquired. Navin was one of the earliest Silicon Valley investors to leverage the promise of tech in India.
As an entrepreneur, Navin has co-founded or led three startups including VXtreme: a streaming media platform, acquired by Microsoft to become Windows Media; Rivio/CPA.com: a SaaS provider for small businesses, and iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ:IBEM): a streaming media content delivery network. 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. An advocate for board diversity, Navin serves on the advisory board of the Him For Her Alliance, of which Mayfield is a founding partner.