Promod has more than 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry and currently serves as senior managing partner at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP). Promod joined NVP in 1990, and has invested in more than 60 companies since he began his venture career, producing more than $40B in exit values to date. More than 20 of his portfolio companies have gone public and nearly 36 have been acquired (or have gone public and been acquired). In 2014, Forbes recognized Promod as a “Hall of Fame” investor. 2014 marked Promod’s tenth appearance on the annual Forbes Midas List, including 2004, when he was ranked the #1 venture capitalist based on performance over the previous decade.