Youssef Choksi
Stage: Venture
Focus: Internet & Consumer
Location: Palo Alto, San Francisco

Priti brings more than twenty years of corporate and business development experience to her role as a partner on Norwest’s consumer Internet team.

Prior to Norwest, Priti spent nine years at Facebook in executive roles in corporate development and business development, where she led M&A efforts for the company, negotiated key partnerships, and served as a strategic advisor to product leadership teams across Facebook.

Before her time at Facebook, Priti spent six years at Google in strategic partnership roles. As director of distribution partnerships, she led deals for Google applications such as Toolbar and Chrome and negotiated transformative search partnerships with companies such as Apple and Mozilla. Top-line revenue from these deals grew from $0 to $4 billion under her stewardship.

Earlier in her career, Priti earned her startup chops in strategy and management roles at two fast-growth companies, one of which was acquired by Inktomi in 2001 and the other went public in 1997.

Priti holds an MBA with honors from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in architecture and communications.

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Get to know Priti
  • 01
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    “Be the change you want to see in this world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • 02
    What is something people may not know about you?
    I trained at the CIA (Culinary Institute of America, not the agency!)
  • 03
    What are your interests outside of work?
    Sailing, reverse-engineering recipes, traveling to far-flung places, weeknight dance-offs with my two children


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