Sheeraz has co-founded, operated, and invested in numerous startups. As the founder and managing partner of zipdragon ventures, Sheeraz has led investments into ten industry cloud startups. He often represents ZDV on the board of portfolio companies, and he also advises a couple of funds.
Prior to founding zipdragon ventures, Sheeraz served as CEO of Cleantech Group and played a pivotal role in the transformation towards clean energy and resource efficiency. Sheeraz co-founded and served as CEO of GetActive Software, which pioneered SaaS for nonprofits. He led GetActive’s merger with Convio and served as President of the combined company. Convio went public on the NASDAQ and was acquired for $325m post-IPO. Sheeraz started his career as an environmental engineer with Environ and a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Sheeraz earned degrees in environmental engineering from Brown University and Stanford University.