InterWest Partners, a leading diversified venture capital firm, says Keval Desai, a former Google executive and well-known angel investor, has joined the firm as a partner.
"His track record of building Google’s advertising products into juggernauts, his knowledge of social media, combined with his experience as a company founder, an angel investor and a venture capitalist — make him a perfect fit for InterWest,"said Doug Pepper, general partner at InterWest.
Desai joined Google back in 2003 and worked his way up to the position of Director of Product Management. At Google, Desai led development of several initiatives with regards to Google’s advertising business, including AdWords, Syndication & TV Ads.
Desai is also an investor, advisor or Board member at several startups, including: Backblaze, Duostack, MyLikes, Optimizely, Rixty and SpotMixer.