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USISPF Names Shailendra Singh To Board Of Directors


USISPF Names Shailendra Singh To Board Of Directors

India-West Staff Reporter

WASHINGTON, DC – The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum on June 25 named Shailendra Singh to its board of directors.

As a prominent figure in the investment landscape and managing director at Peak XV, Singh is expected to bring strategic insight to USISPF.

Singh 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, a press release said.

Peak XV Partners (Formerly Sequoia Capital India & SEA) is a leading venture capital and growth investing firm investing across India, Southeast Asia, and beyond. Over the last 18 years of operations in the region, Peak XV has grown to manage over $9 billion in capital across 13 funds and invested in over 400 companies, of which 40 companies have achieved revenues of over $100 million. Peak XV has a team of professionals working across 5 offices – Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Singapore, and Dubai.

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.”

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.

“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.

Other notable leaders who have joined the USISPF Board in 2024 include Salil Parekh, CEO, Infosys; Arvind Krishna, Chairman and CEO of IBM; Dorothy Attwood, Senior Vice President of Global Legal, Policy and Compliance for The Walt Disney Company; Amarjyoti (Amar) Barua, Executive Vice President of Group Strategy at the Mahindra Group; Joe Ucuzoglu, Deloitte Global CEO; Raj Shah, Co-CEO, MSI Surfaces; Alex Rogers, President of Global Affairs and Qualcomm Technology Licensing for Qualcomm Incorporated; Prashant Ruia, Director, Essar Capital.

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