Aseem Datar

Partner, Madrona Venture Group

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Seattle

Stream: Manufacturing

Aseem scales businesses and is a seasoned operator. Prior to Madrona, Aseem spent over 17 years at Microsoft, working in a wide variety of roles from a developer writing deep installer level code to building and creating business models for Office 365. Aseem also has global sales experience, led growth for SaaS and hardware businesses, and was most recently the GM/COO for Microsoft Cloud. He is a Seattle 40 under 40 honoree and has published a thesis on e-commerce for IEEE. Aseem is also the recipient of the coveted Microsoft CMO Award for leading growth in emerging markets for both devices and SaaS and has worked to pass legislation in Washington State dealing with student aid programs.