Successful entrepreneurial and operating experience coupled with leading-edge engineering expertise have focused Mayfield's managing partner, Yogen Dalal, on early-stage enterprise software and infrastructure investments in the IT arena. He is currently on the Board of Directors of BeVocal, digiMine, eScout, Narus, Nuance (NUAN), Nuasis and PostX.
Prior to joining Mayfield, Yogen was a founding member of two successful startups, Claris Corporation and Metaphor Computer Systems. He was also a member of the original Star and Ethernet development teams at Xerox and a co-developer of the TCP/IP protocols while at Stanford University.
Yogen also serves on the board of TheatreWorks, a nationally acclaimed professional theater that explores both the unique heritages and shared experiences of the culturally diverse Northern California community.
Yogen holds a PhD. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.