Gal focuses on early to late-stage venture investments in Israel across a wide range of sectors, with an emphasis on the enterprise, infrastructure, and consumer spaces.
Prior to joining Norwest, Gal led Product and Go-to-Market strategy initiatives at Google and Oracle.
Gal holds a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ken focuses on growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors at Norwest, with a particular interest in consumer products and services, internet/e-Commerce, retail, and business services.
Prior to joining Norwest, Ken was on the M&A team at a.k.a. Brands (NYSE: AKA), where he was responsible for identifying, executing, and managing new acquisitions. Before that, Ken was on the Growth Products & Services team at Summit Partners.
Ken holds a B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.
Paul focuses on early and late-stage venture investments in technology, with a particular emphasis on fintech, SaaS, and digital health. His Norwest investments include Abodu, Citcon, Exponential DeFi, Flyhomes, Noyo, Petabyte, and tvScientific.
Prior to joining Norwest, Paul was a growth investor on the technology and healthcare teams at General Atlantic in New York.
Paul graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor of arts degree in the Classics.
Jordan focuses on early to late-stage venture investments across a wide range of sectors at Norwest, with an emphasis on consumer spaces.
Before joining Norwest, Jordan was an investment banking associate at Stone Key Partners. In this role, he focused on M&A and strategic advisory for public and private companies across the government and commercial technology sectors. Previously, Jordan was an analyst in the Global Capital Markets group at Morgan Stanley.
Jordan graduated from Amherst College with a bachelor of arts in economics.
Michelle focuses on early to late-stage venture investments at Norwest with an interest in Gen Z platforms, marketplaces, and B2B2C software.
Prior to joining Norwest, Michelle was an investment banking analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Global Technology group. In this role, she advised technology companies in the enterprise software and consumer internet sectors on debt, equity, and M&A transactions.
Michelle attended the University of Pennsylvania where she was a student in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, a coordinated dual-degree program between the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Michelle earned a bachelor of science in economics with concentrations in finance and management, and a bachelor of applied science in engineering with a focus in computer science.
Yoni focuses on early to late-stage venture investments in Israel across a wide range of sectors, with an emphasis on the enterprise, infrastructure, and consumer Internet spaces.
Before joining Norwest Yoni was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. In his role, Yoni worked with clients across a range of industries on capital raises, both public and private, and mergers and acquisitions.
Yoni earned a BA in Business Administration with a specialization in finance and risk management, magna cum laude, from The Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.
Nikhil focuses on early stage and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors at NVP India, with an emphasis on the Fintech, Insuretech, Wealthtech, B2B, Financial services and Consumer sector.
Prior to joining NVP India, Nikhil was an AVP in the Investment Banking division at Spark Capital Advisors, India. He focused on advising clients across the financial services domain and closed multiple transactions in affordable housing, SME finance, vehicle finance, stock exchange, debt marketplace and microfinance. Prior to Spark Capital, Nikhil also held positions with HSBC India and Deloitte.
Nikhil is a Chartered Accountant and Level 3 CFA candidate. He is an active beach runner and a badminton player.
Kathryn focuses on seed, early, and late-stage venture investments in consumer Internet with a specific emphasis on fintech, marketplaces, commerce, and real estate.
Previously, Kathryn worked at NerdWallet on the business operations team focused on small business lending. Prior to NerdWallet, she was a strategy consultant at Deloitte, where she specialized in financial services and retail loyalty.
Kathryn obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish, financial economics, and corporate strategy from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. While at the GSB, Kathryn led the High Tech Club as co-president.
Ankit focuses on early-stage and growth equity investments in Indian companies across a wide range of sectors.
Prior to joining NVP India, Ankit worked as an Investment Banking Associate with Société Générale, London, where he advised European financial institutions on M&A and capital raise transactions.
Before his MBA, he worked as an Investment Analyst with International Finance Corporation (IFC) focusing on private equity and private credit transactions within the financial services sector in South Asia. In this role, he evaluated investment opportunities, conducted due diligence, and closely monitored portfolio companies. Ankit has also previously held positions with Credit Suisse (M&A), Mumbai, and CDC Group Plc (Emerging Markets Private Equity), London.
Ankit obtained an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
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.