Parag is a Director and the Chief Marketing Officer of the Maryland Venture Fund, where he focuses on investment opportunities across sectors and stages. Parag brings successful operating experience at venture-backed and multinational companies as well as a passion for entrepreneurship to his role. He is a consummate sales and marketing leader who has built new markets for several venture-backed and multinational companies over the last 20 years. He has built a number of multi-million dollar businesses from scratch and has rapidly grown existing businesses across the globe. Parag understands the challenges entrepreneurs face, having run his own software company that he bootstrapped through consulting and built into a successful business.
Parag holds a bachelors in electrical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.