Parag Saxena

Founding Partner, CEO,, New Silk Route Partners

Parag Saxena is Founding General Partner and the CEO of New Silk Route Partners who also co-founded Vedanta Capital LLC, in 2006. Previously, he was CEO of INVESCO Private Capital. During his 28-year tenure there were over 300 investments made, including, Amgen, Celgene, Costco, MetroPCS, PictureTel, Polycom, Staples and Starbucks. Parag led more than 90 investments for Chancellor and INVESCO Private Capita. Parag has served on committees advising the Prime Minister of India on foreign direct investments and venture capital for the Planning Commission of India. Parag has provided recommendations on small business and venture capital to representatives of the US Congress.