Somesh Dash joined IVP in March of 2005. He focuses primarily on growth investments in Enterprise Software, Consumer and Mobile Internet, and Digital Health companies. Somesh was recognized by The New York Times and CB Insights in 2019 as one of the top 100 venture capitalists and by GrowthCap as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors in 2019, which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment. Somesh is currently a board member of the Advisory Council at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (GSB), the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) and the Tech Interactive. He is a life member of the Council of Foreign Relations and on the Advisory Board of Malaria No More. He’s a former member of the Advisory Board of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, the Haas Alumni Board and the Haas Development Board at UC Berkeley. He’s also formerly served on the Tech Advisory Group of UCSF and the Advisory Board for Stanford’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS).