MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wing Venture Capital, the leading early stage venture capital firm focused on technology for business, today announced that Sunil Chokshi has joined the firm as Talent Partner.
Sunil comes to Wing from Andreessen Horowitz, where he served as Partner on the Executive Talent team since 2013 and focused on helping early-stage and later-stage portfolio companies make Director-level and Executive-level hires. During his tenure, he built long-term relationships with over 1,000 executives across startup functions and also helped produce the firm's annual executive search compensation study, which drew on deep datasets from and relationships with search firms.
Sunil adds to Wing's considerable resources and capabilities. At Wing, Sunil will proactively develop and support key talent relationships to help early-stage portfolio companies scale. He will lead our advisory services related to talent, work closely with our Founders/CEOs to provide best practices and process guidance around hiring executives, make connections to industry and functional experts, and grow the overall Wing network and ecosystem.
"Sunil has a rare combination of incredible people skills for relationship building, as well as analytical, financial, and business skills he developed during his career in venture, investment banking and corporate development," said Gaurav Garg, Founding Partner at Wing. "His startup mentality, his focus on first order issues, and meticulous organizational ability are a perfect fit for what we do best at Wing: clearing the decks to achieve maximum impact."
"One of Wing's core founding principles is supporting founders long term as they build enduring profitable businesses," said Peter Wagner, Founding Partner at Wing. "With over 30 active companies in the portfolio, Wing is at a scale and complexity where a Talent Partner will be an impactful and differentiated resource for Founders and CEOs."
The Wing strategy is already bearing fruit in high-growth companies such as Cohesity, Shape Security and Snowflake Computing. Wing has been an investor and active partner to each of these companies since their earliest days. The firm is currently investing its second fund, the $300 million Wing Two.
About Wing Venture Capital
Founded in 2013, Wing Venture Capital is the best-of-breed venture capital firm devoted to early-stage, long-term company building in technology for business. Wing emphasizes craftsmanship over volume and engages deeply with founders to help them create companies that matter. The body of work of Wing's award-winning team spans more than two decades and dozens of successful early-stage companies, 18 of which have gone on to achieve billion-dollar-plus outcomes following IPOs or acquisitions.
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