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Your Clippings Leaderboard E-Mail Alerts Top of the Vine Newsvine Live Newsvine Archives The Greenhouse Recommended Articles Wall of Vineness 0 Votes 0 Comments Print Promod Haque Video Sat Oct 6, 2012 5:04 PM EDT business, venture-capital, commentid-business, nvp, promod-haque By Promod Haque Promod Haque is featured in this video. Each year SVForum honors industry leaders who have pioneered innovation and fostered the spirit of entrepreneurship. These visionaries and distinguished business leaders continue to shape the Silicon Valley today.
Featuring Ken Comee, Cast Iron Systems, who introduced one of this year’s recipients Promod Haque, Norwest Venture Partners.
Promod Haque has more than 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry and currently serves as 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 nearly $30B in exit values to date. More than 20 of his portfolio companies have gone public and nearly 35 have been acquired (or have gone public and been acquired).
Promod was ranked as a top investor on the annual Forbes Midas List for nine years, and in 2004, Forbes named him as the #1 venture capitalist based on performance over the previous decade. In 2006, Promod was presented with a Global Leadership award from NASSCOM, and he was recently honored with the 2011 SV Forum Visionary Award based on his outstanding achievements and contributions to the technology industry. Promod focuses on investments across a wide variety of sectors including systems and IT infrastructure, software and services. He was an early investor and a board member of Cerent (acquired by Cisco), Cast Iron Systems (acquired by IBM), Siara Systems (acquired by Redback Networks), OnDisplay (acquired by Vignette), Winphoria Networks (acquired by Motorola) and Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR).