Peak XV’s Shailendra set to join USISPF Board of Directors


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The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is thrilled to welcome Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Peak XV to the Board of Directors.

As a prominent figure in the investment landscape, Shailendra Singh brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to the USISPF Board of Directors. In his role as Managing Director at Peak XV, Shailendra has played a pivotal role in facilitating cross-border partnerships and investments, driving innovation, and fostering entrepreneurship within the technology, consumer, and financial sectors. Shailendra leads the firm’s operations globally with over $9 billion of assets under management.

Speaking on the new appointment, USISPF President and CEO, Dr. Mukesh Aghi said, “I am thrilled to welcome Shailendra to the USISPF Board of Directors. This year alone, we have welcomed several industry luminaries to our board. USISPF’s growth is concurrent with the growing strategic partnership between our two countries. His deep industry knowledge and commitment to founders across India and Southeast Asia will be invaluable. We look forward to benefiting from his expertise. I am confident that with his inputs and expertise, we will explore newer avenues and deeper areas of collaboration between the United States and India”.

“I am honored to join the esteemed Board of Directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum,” said Shailendra Singh. “I look forward to collaborating with fellow board members and leveraging our collective expertise to further strengthen the relationship between the United States and India for founders and startups across both regions.”

Shailendra was included in the Forbes Midas List of top global VCs for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020. Shailendra has led investments in several companies and has been the driving force behind numerous initiatives and programs aimed at helping startups across all stages of their journey from seed funding to IPO readiness.

Shailendra Singh’s appointment to the USISPF Board of Directors reinforces Peak XV’s commitment to driving global collaboration and underscores the firm’s leadership in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship on the international stage.

Peak XV Partners (Formerly Sequoia Capital India & SEA) is a leading venture capital and growth investing firm investing across India, Southeast Asia, and beyond.

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is committed to creating the most powerful partnership between the United States and India.

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