Pedram Mokrian’s expertise lies at the intersection of how new technologies (connected devices, mobile, software systems), analytics (big data stack), and new business models (consumer marketplaces, product driven services) can disrupt large incumbent markets such as energy, manufacturing, logistics, education, and commerce.
Mokrian is a Principal at Mayfield Fund, a global venture capital firm with $3 billion under management and a long history of backing world class entrepreneurs and investing in relationships. Since its founding in 1969, Mayfield has invested in more than 500 companies, taken more than 100 public, and 100 have merged or were acquired.
Prior to Mayfield, Mokrian has been a member of the commodities trading desk at Credit Suisse in New York.
Mokrian is a visiting instructor both at the Faculty of Engineering at Stanford University as well as at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.