Shervin Pishevar

Managing Director
Menlo Ventures

Shervin joined Menlo Ventures in 2011 and focuses on the social web, consumer internet and mobile. At Menlo, he sits on the board of Shaker and Mr. Numberand has led Menlo's investment in Warby Parker. Shervin also helped launch the Menlo Talent Fund, Menlo's new $20m seed fund. Before joining Menlo, Shervin was chief application officer and GM at Mozilla Corporation after spending most of his career as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Companies Shervin founded have reached an aggregate of 100 million users across companies like Social Gaming Network (now Mindjolt), Webs.com, Hyperoffice and Hotprints and he raised over $50m for those companies. Shervin angel invested in over 40 companies including Aardvark (sold to Google), Milo.com (sold to eBay), Likealittle (LAL), Qwiki, Medialets, Milk, SolveMedia, Gowalla and SpruceMedia. Shervin serves on the advisory board of Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR). Shervin is one of 10 members of the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council, serves as an Entrepreneurial Ambassador on several State Department delegations and at the President’s Summit on Entrepreneurship. Giving back is very important to Shervin and is the reason he dedicates time to traveling abroad to Africa to volunteer with Invisible Children and charity:water. Shervin is a graduate of the University of California (BA, Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major), a published researcher in JAMA and Neuroscience Letters and the author of several US patents.