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Mr. Shervin K. Pishevar is a Co-Founder at Sherpa Ventures. He is a Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Sherpa Global. Mr. Pishevar serves as an Advisor of Backupify, Inc. and appssavvy, inc. He serves as a Strategic Advisor at Uber Technologies, Inc. He serves as an Advisor of TaskRabbit, Inc, LaunchBox Digital and Commagere Ventures, Inc. He serves as an Advisor of Fotomoto, Inc. He is a Mentor at Oasis 500. He serves as a Venture Advisor at Menlo Ventures since February 2013. Mr. Pishevar joined Menlo Ventures on June 13, 2011 and focused on investments in social web, consumer internet, emerging collaborative consumption space and mobile systems startups. He co-founded Social Gaming Network, Inc. and served as its Chief Executive Officer until January 2010 and also served as its Executive Chairman. He Co-Founded WebOS and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pishevar served as a Managing Director of Menlo Ventures and was its Managing Partner and Partner. He was the Founding President at Webs, Inc. and served as its Chief Operating Officer until February 2007 and raised $12 million for it. Mr. Pishevar served as the Chief Applications Officer and General Manager at Mozilla Corporation. He co-founded Hotprints Limited and Hyperoffice. He founded his first company, WebOS (myWebOS), in 1997 and raised over $10 million for that venture. He pioneered the concept of 'On Demand Services' through WebOS. Subsequently, he advised venture funds such as the Vanderbilt University Technology Company (VUTC), and on their portfolio companies. In 2001, Mr. Pishevar founded Ionside Interactive and Application Corporation and advised Elipse Networks. He served as a Research Associate at Kaiser Permanente. He serves as Chairman of BlackJet. He serves as a Director at Social Programming Network, Inc. and Munchery Inc. Mr. Pishevar has been a Director of Machine Zone, Inc. since March 27, 2012. He serves as Director or works closely with the teams of CouchSurfing, Uber, Fab, Getaround, Inc., Shaker, Warby Parker and Mr. Number, Inc. He serves as a Director of Addmired, Inc. He serves on the Board of Advisors of comScore, Inc and Medialets, Inc. He served as a Director of Seges Capital Management. He serves as Member of the Advisory Committee at Company.com Corp. Mr. Pishevar was a Member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) policy-working group. Mr. Pishevar is an Entrepreneurial Ambassador on several State Department delegations to the Middle East and Russia and at the President's Summit on Entrepreneurship in Algeria. He is a leading SAAS provider for small businesses. He was a Presidential Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley, IRTA Fellow at the National Institutes of Health and Summer Research Fellow at M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center. He also founded and was the Editor-in-Chief of Berkeley Scientific and recruited a premier editorial board including Nobel Laureate Glenn Seaborg. He was Vice President Pro Tempore of the Montgomery County Board of Education (Maryland). Mr. Pishevar was interviewed numerous times on National Television shows like Powerlunch on CNBC and Fox News seeking his opinion on such topics as the Microsoft case, the internet and distributed computing. He was featured or interviewed in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times and Newsweek. His research accomplishments include co-authoring a seminal article in JAMA. He is a member of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council and President Obama's Summit on Entrepreneurship. Mr. Pishevar independently invented a patented new method for lysing Malaria-infected erythrocytes along with three other allowed patents. His malaria research was a continuation of his high school research project on the magainin peptide. His published research with peer-reviewed articles published includes his JAMA article along with an article in Neuroscience Letters linking glucocorticoids treatments to seizures. Mr. Pishevar's patents are in such fields such as distributed computing, dynamic replication of applications, data and servers and collective commerce. He has won awards such as the 2002 Top 100 Technology Award by Computer Shopper Magazine (Ionside's Argentum), Top Five Web Applications (Hyperoffice) by CNET and the NY Times Advertising Design Award Finalist (Elipse's Evian Design). He was chosen by the US Government as an Outstanding American by Choice - one of only 100 naturalized Americans to be chosen since the beginning of the award. Mr. Pishevar was named Bill Gates' Worst Nightmare' by the Financial Times. He was listed in the Forbes Midas List of 2014. He has an extensive track record for technology innovation and his achievements have been highlighted by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, LA Times, CNN and CNBC Products. He is a Technology Entrepreneur, Published Researcher, Start Up Advisor, Incubation Expert, and startup Visa Activist. He received his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and completed over a year of graduate course work in Health Economics and Molecular Cellular Biology/Cellular Biology at the University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health with a 4.0 GPA and also pursued a degree in Molecular Cellular Biology.

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