Soma is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group focusing on B2B and enterprise related start-ups. Soma invests across a wide variety of technology areas including machine learning / artificial intelligence, intelligent applications, next-generation cloud infrastructure, multi-sense user interfaces and robotic process automation. Soma’s investments at Madrona include Branch, Clari, Pulumi, SeekOut, Snowflake, Tigera, UiPath and Unearth. Prior to joining Madrona in 2015, Soma had a successful twenty-seven year long career with Microsoft where he most recently was Corporate Vice President of the Developer Division. Soma has long been an angel investor in a wide range of technology start-ups both in the U.S. and internationally.