Shailendra Singh from Peak XV joins US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Board

Singh was included in the Forbes Midas List of top global VCs for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020.

Shailendra Singh is a prominent figure in the investment landscape. / Peak XV

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has welcomed Shailendra Singh, Managing Director of Peak XV, to its Board of Directors. Singh is a prominent figure in the investment landscape.

As Managing Director at Peak XV, he has been instrumental in facilitating cross-border partnerships and investments, driving innovation, and fostering entrepreneurship within the technology, consumer, and financial sectors. Singh oversees the firm’s global operations, managing over $9 billion in assets. Singh has also led investments in numerous companies and spearheaded initiatives to support startups at various stages, from seed funding to IPO readiness.

USISPF President and CEO, Dr Mukesh Aghi, expressed enthusiasm about Singh’s appointment: “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.”

Aghi continued: “Singh’s 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.”

Singh’s appointment highlights Peak XV’s commitment to global collaboration and underscores the firm’s leadership in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship internationally.

“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.”

Singh was included in the Forbes Midas List of top global VCs for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020. He comes from a family that focuses on impacting society positively. Both his grandfather and father have devoted their lives to social service by running non-profit schools.

Other notable leaders who joined the USISPF Board in 2024 include Salil Parekh, CEO of 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 of MSI Surfaces; Alex Rogers, President of Global Affairs and Qualcomm Technology Licensing for Qualcomm Incorporated; and Prashant Ruia, Director of Essar Capital.









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