Parag Sheth

Managing Director

“Most overnight success is generally years in the making.  No matter the market environment, trust and long-term relationships matter.”

Parag Sheth is Managing Director at Progress Partners. He has over 30 years of experience, which spans across three different facets – operator, investor, and advisor. As an operator with a sales and marketing focus, Parag has helped scale multiple venture-backed tech and tech-enabled service companies; as such, he appreciates the peaks and valleys of the entrepreneurial journey. His deep operating and professional venture investment experience enables him to be a trusted advisor to CEOs and companies across the growth spectrum.

Before Joining Progress, he collaborated with high-growth companies such as High Street Partners (exit to HG Capital), Hillcrest Labs (exit to CEVA – NASDAQ: CEVA), Vibrant Solutions (exit to TEOCO), Woodwind Communications (exit to VINA Technologies – NASDAQ: VINA), and Data Labs (exit to Yurie Systems). Furthermore, he was the Founder and CEO of Adelie Group.

Parag earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University at Buffalo and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Mindshare and is an investor in several technology companies.

“Most overnight success is generally years in the making.  No matter the market environment, trust and long-term relationships matter.”

Parag Sheth is Managing Director at Progress Partners. He has over 30 years of experience, which spans across three different facets – operator, investor, and advisor. As an operator with a sales and marketing focus, Parag has helped scale multiple venture-backed tech and tech-enabled service companies; as such, he appreciates the peaks and valleys of the entrepreneurial journey. His deep operating and professional venture investment experience enables him to be a trusted advisor to CEOs and companies across the growth spectrum.

Before Joining Progress, he collaborated with high-growth companies such as High Street Partners (exit to HG Capital), Hillcrest Labs (exit to CEVA – NASDAQ: CEVA), Vibrant Solutions (exit to TEOCO), Woodwind Communications (exit to VINA Technologies – NASDAQ: VINA), and Data Labs (exit to Yurie Systems). Furthermore, he was the Founder and CEO of Adelie Group.

Parag earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University at Buffalo and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Mindshare and is an investor in several technology companies.