Shervin Pishevar | Hyperloop One

Shervin Pishevar

Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman
Bio (for board of directors)

Shervin is our Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman and Managing Director at Sherpa Capital, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with investments in companies such as Uber, Airbnb, Munchery, ipsy, Shyp, Stance, Rent the Runway, PillPack, Doctor on Demand, and Cue Health. He is a Strategic Advisor to Uber Technologies and served as a Board Observer at Uber from 2011-2015. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments such as Uber (Series B), Machine Zone, Warby Parker, Tumblr and Getaround. Shervin was appointed by the President of the United States to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) in 2015 and was chosen by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice, one of the only 100 naturalized Americans to be chosen since the beginning of the award. Shervin is a graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, holding a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, a published researcher in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) and Neuroscience Letters, and the author of several U.S. patents.