Manish Patel

Partner, Highland Capital Partners

Role: Fellow

Site: CDL-Toronto

Stream: Artificial Intelligence

Manish invests in companies that observe patterns in our everyday lives and use technology to solve problems at a human scale. He is the founder of Nava Ventures – an early stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Prior to Nava, he was a General Partner at Highland Capital where he helped build the firm’s consumer technology practice in Silicon Valley. Before becoming a venture capitalist, Manish was far more useful. He held several leadership roles across Google as the company scaled from a fast growing start-up to global organization. Manish also teaches in the design program at Stanford University.