Arvind is Venture Advisor at SOSV and a Partner at Mayfield. Arvind joined SOSV in 2013 and led the team that founded IndieBio San Francisco in 2015. His previous experience spans market trading, product design and strategy, and application development. He is a regular speaker at TEDx, TechCrunch Disrupt, Slush, Startup Iceland, and SFMoMA among others. His writing appears in Nature, Rotman, Forbes, and Design Observer. Most recently, Arvind co-authored (along with Po Bronson, General Partner and Managing Director, IndieBio) Decoding the World: A Roadmap for the Questioner.
Arvind received his BS in Genetic Engineering from UCSB and studied Industrial Design at SFSU. He is married with two daughters. He is 2016 world champion in No Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has climbed El Capitan and other big walls, and was a BASE Jumper and big wave surfer. He currently trains in MMA and BJJ.