Manish Patel

Partner, Highland Capital Partners

At Highland, Manish invests in consumer internet, mobile, and digital media companies that observe patterns in our everyday lives and use technology to solve problems at a human scale. He’s actively involved with a number of Highland’s investments, including Disconnect, Jaunt, Leap Motion, Shift, Scopely, and Weeby. He was previously involved with Aviate (acquired by Yahoo), Impermium (acquired by Google), and SmartThings (acquired by Samsung). Prior to Highland, Manish held several leadership roles across Google. Manish teaches at Stanford University and is on the advisory board of the MIT Enterprise Forum (VLAB).