Navin Chaddha, Managing Director, leads Mayfield, a top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firm with $2.7 billion under management and a 50 year history of investing. The Firm invests primarily in early-stage technology companies based in the U.S. and select non-U.S., globally-focused companies (primarily domiciled in India, Israel, and China). Since its founding in 1969, the Firm has invested in over 530 innovative companies, 116 of which have gone public, and over 200 have been acquired. Navin has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, has ranked on the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 Tech Investors 10 times, and on the New York Times list of top venture capitalists thrice. During his venture capital career, Navin has invested in over 50 companies, of which 16 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.