Board of Directors
Deep Nishar is a Senior Managing Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers (SBIA) in Silicon Valley. He leads the fund’s investments in frontier tech, life sciences and enterprise software. Deep has more than 20 years of experience in helping build and grow software and internet businesses. Prior to joining SoftBank, Deep served as Senior Vice President of Products and User Experience at LinkedIn. He also held senior executive roles at Google, and was previously the Founder of enterprise software company Patkai Networks. He currently sits on the board of directors of 8 companies, including ElevateBio, Relay Therapeutics, Inc. and Vir Bio, Inc. Deep holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated as a Baker Scholar; an MSEE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and a Bachelor of Technology with honors from the Indian Institutes of Technology, Kharagpur. Deep has co-authored 14 patents, and is a recipient of the Google Founders Award, which is given to employees who made extraordinary contributions to the company.