A team built to serve and support entrepreneurs.

Our diverse team brings together a depth of experience in venture investing, business development and finance – across Microsoft and other companies. Our passion is helping enterprise entrepreneurs succeed. By representing a variety of professional backgrounds and viewpoints, we’re able to connect with startup founders of all stripes.

From our very first meeting, we become your biggest fans, your greatest advocates, and your direct link into Microsoft’s global network—all to help you achieve your maximum potential.

Nagraj Kashyap

Corporate Vice President and Global Head of M12

Samir Kumar

Managing Director

Mony Hassid

Managing Director

Tamara Steffens

Managing Director

Matt Cantieri

Head of VC Partnerships

Adam Coccari

Portfolio Development

Sean Fitzhenry

Portfolio Development

Matthew Goldstein


Lior Litwak


Tanya Loh

VC Partnerships

Catherine Mulcahy

Portfolio Development

Salonee Shah

Portfolio Development

Abhi Kumar


John Vela

Portfolio Development

Andrew Tawaststjerna

Portfolio Development

James Wu


Madeline Moyer

Business Development

Hayden Taylor

Business Development

Priyanka Mitra


Colleen O'Brien


Shir Sarouf

Senior Associate

Ainhoa Maiz


Carol Yi

Business Manager

Ilana Berger

Business Administrator

Anduena Zhubi

VC Partnerships

Elisa Garcia Anzano

Quantum Startup Lead

Kouki Harasaki, PhD

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Rick Calle

Expert in Residence – Vanguard Tech

Lee Feldman

Strategy Development Manager