There’s nothing quite as satisfying as sprinting toward an ambitious objective as a team. From my time in product to the work I do now at IVP, a critical part of my role has been identifying the highest-impact customer problems and partnering with those who feel an irrational compulsion to solve them.
Having worked across all the phases of a startup’s lifecycle, from pre-PMF to IPO, I strive to bring that context as I partner with the founders building the next generational companies. At Snowflake, I came to deeply appreciate the transformative power of applying step-function architectural improvements to universal workflows. My time at Confluent taught me that product and GTM are two sides of the same coin. And my experiences at early-stage startups left me with a deep appreciation for the process of finding product-market fit.
Across it all, I’ve internalized the mindset that opportunity comes down to having an open mind. Every meeting and interaction with founders is a chance to see the world from a different point of view and learn something new. It might sound simplistic or easy, but the willingness to listen, learn and believe is often the difference between spotting and missing the next big thing.
Fuel of Choice
Wordle, Quordle and crosswords
Words I Live By
"The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day." —David Foster Wallace
My Other Dream Job
Open an authentic chai cafe
East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring