Mr. Semil Shah is the Founder and serves as a General Partner of Haystack. He served as a Venture Partner at GGV Capital. He also serves as an Investor of BirdEye He serves as the Venture Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He serves on the advisory boards of The Alpha Network and StrictlyVC. He is also a former consultant for several venture capital firms, including General Catalyst, Trinity Ventures, and GGV Capital, among others. His notable AI investments include AirMap, an airspace services provider that focuses on providing accurate airspace information for building unmanned aircraft, drones, and applications; Iris Automation, which helps industrial drones avoid collision; and SkySafe, which provides drone defense and airspace control solutions. Semil holds a bachelor's degree from University of Michigan and a Master's degree from Harvard University.