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USISPF onboards Peak XV’s MD Shailendra Singh to its board of directors

Sumit Vishwakarma
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USISPF onboards Peak XV’s MD Shailendra Singh

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has appointed Shailendra Singh, Managing Director of Peak XV Partners, to its Board of Directors. 

Shailendra Singh is a well-known figure in the investment landscape. He brings extensive experience and strategic insight to the USISPF. His role at Peak XV involves leading the firm’s global operations, which have over $9 billion in assets under management.

What experience does Shailendra Singh bring to the table?

In his role at Peak XV, Shailendra Singh has been instrumental in facilitating cross-border partnerships and investments. He has driven innovation and fostered entrepreneurship within the technology, consumer, and financial sectors.


Shailendra has led investments in several companies and played a crucial role in various initiatives aimed at supporting startups, from seed funding to IPO readiness. His inclusion in the Forbes Midas List of top global VCs for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020 highlights his influence and success in the venture capital sector.

Leadership comments

USISPF President and CEO, Dr. Mukesh Aghi, expressed his enthusiasm about Shailendra Singh’s appointment. “I am thrilled to welcome Shailendra to the USISPF Board of Directors. His deep industry knowledge and commitment to founders across India and Southeast Asia will be invaluable. We look forward to benefiting from his expertise. I am confident that with his inputs and expertise, we will explore newer avenues and deeper areas of collaboration between the United States and India,” Dr Aghi said.

Shailendra Singh’s appointment is expected to enhance Peak XV’s presence in the US market.

The strategic association with USISPF will open doors for Peak XV’s numerous cross-border companies building from India and Southeast Asia for the US markets.

“I look forward to collaborating with fellow board members and leveraging our collective expertise to further strengthen the relationship between the United States and India for founders and startups across both regions,” Singh said.

Who else has joined the USISPF board of directors in 2024?

In addition to Shailendra Singh, several other notable leaders have joined the USISPF Board in 2024. These include Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys; Arvind Krishna, Chairman and CEO of IBM; Dorothy Attwood, Senior Vice President of Global Legal, Policy and Compliance for The Walt Disney Company; Amarjyoti (Amar) Barua, Executive Vice President (EVP) of Group Strategy at the Mahindra Group; Joe Ucuzoglu, Deloitte Global CEO; Raj Shah, Co-CEO of MSI Surfaces; Alex Rogers, President of Global Affairs and Qualcomm Technology Licensing for Qualcomm Incorporated; and Prashant Ruia, Director of Essar Capital.

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum is committed to creating a powerful partnership between the United States and India. As an independent not-for-profit institution, USISPF aims to strengthen ties between businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments of both nations, fostering a robust and strategic bilateral relationship.