Board of Directors
Deven Parekh is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners and joined the firm in 2000. Deven manages investments in application software, data and consumer internet businesses globally. Notable previous companies in Deven’s portfolio have included Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce, NASDAQ: CRM), Chegg (IPO) and Football Fanatics (acquired by GSI Commerce, later acquired by eBay). Deven is a global investor, having actively worked with investments in China, Latin America, Europe and Russia. Deven was previously a Principal at Berenson Minella & Company, a New York-based merchant banking firm, where he served on the firm’s M&A Committee. Prior to Berenson Minella, Deven was with The Blackstone Group, where he was involved in both M&A advisory and principal activities.