Umesh Padval Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 24
  • Portfolio
  • 6
  • Exits
  • 19

Umesh Padval General Information


Mr. Umesh Padval serves as Chairman & Board Member at Avalanche Technology. He serves as Venture Partner at Thomvest Ventures. He focuses on investments in the cybersecurity and cloud infrastructure sectors and working closely with founders and CEOs developing disruptive platform solutions. He currently serves as a Board Member at Avalanche Technology, Bolster, ShiftLeft, Tactus Technology and Impinj, and as a Board Observer at Clari and ShieldX. He is also an investor in Baffle. Prior to joining Thomvest, Umesh was a successful entrepreneur, investor and CEO of a public company. He most recently worked for over 8 years at Bessemer Venture Partners in their Menlo Park offices. Prior to Bessemer, he was an Executive Vice President at LSI after its acquisition of a public video infrastructure and distribution company in C-Cube Microsystems, where he served as President and CEO. Umesh has served on over 30 public and private company boards, bringing extensive operating experience and skill set valued by CEOs and founders. Previously he was a Board Member at Mellanox (Public, Sold to Nvidia), ThousandEyes (Private, sold to Cisco), Integrated Device Technology (Public, Sold to Renasas), Lastline (Private, Sold to VMware),Blue Willow Systems (Private, Sold to Philips), Avnera (Private, Sold to Skyworks), Skyhigh Networks (Private, Sold to McAfee), C-Cube Microsystems (Public, Sold to LSI), Entropic Communications (Public, Sold to Maxlinear), Silicon Image (Public, Sold to Lattice), Elantec (Public, Sold to Intersil), Berkeley Design Automation (Private, Sold to Mentor Graphics), Monolithic Power Systems (Public), Tilera (Private, Sold to EZchip) and PA Semi (Private, Sold to Apple). Umesh holds a Bachelor's in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and a Master's in Engineering from Stanford University. He has served on several advisory boards at Stanford University and currently serves on the board of Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Sutter Pacific Group."

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Umesh Padval Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Avalanche Technology 02-Oct-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 0000000000 14-Jul-2020 00000 00000 000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 09-Aug-2019 00000 00000 000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 12-Jun-2019 00000 00000 Database Software Generating Revenue
0000000 02-May-2019 00000 00000 000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000000000 20-Feb-2019 00000 00000 0000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue
000000000 12-Feb-2019 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 01-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Lastline 11-Jul-2017 Later Stage VC 000.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
Skyhigh Networks 25-Sep-2016 Later Stage VC 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
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Umesh Padval Exits (19)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ShieldX 10-Mar-2021 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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00000000 04-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 000000000 27-Apr-2020 000000000000000000 00.000
000000 01-Oct-2019 000000000000000000 00000
0000000000 000000 29-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 00.00
0000000 21-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 00.000
00000000 13-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
Avnera 17-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Blue Willow Systems 13-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition
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Umesh Padval Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Umesh Padval Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Umesh Padval Co-Investors (19)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Thomvest Ventures 5 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Blackstone 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greenspring Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mayfield (Private Equity) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sequoia Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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