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

Tamara Steffens

Managing Director

Mony Hassid

Managing Director

Samir Kumar

Managing Director

Elisa Garcia Anzano

Head of Market Development

Adam Coccari

Portfolio Development

Lior Litwak


Matthew Goldstein


Abhi Kumar


Tanya Loh

Head of Customer Innovation

Michael Bervell

Portfolio Development

Catherine Mulcahy

Portfolio Development

Salonee Shah

Portfolio Development

Rick Calle

Expert in Residence – Vanguard Tech

John Vela

Portfolio Development

Lee Feldman

Strategy Development Manager

Andrew Tawaststjerna

Portfolio Development

James Wu


Sean Fitzhenry

Portfolio Development

Gal Avital

Business Development EMEA

Madeline Moyer

Market Development

Hayden Taylor

Market Development

Ashley Kim

Finance Lead

Priyanka Mitra


Kouki Harasaki, PhD

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Colleen O'Brien


Shir Sarouf

Senior Associate

Phil Taylor

Market Development

Ainhoa Maiz

Senior Associate

Carol Yi

Business Manager

Ilana Berger

Business Administrator

Jocelyn Moore

Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion

Ann Johnson

Advisor, Cybersecurity

Jason Warner

Advisor, DevOps and OSS

Saurabh Tiwary

Advisor, AI-at-Scale

Dr. Matthias Troyer

Advisor, Quantum and HPC