Soma is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group. Pior to joining Madrona, Soma had a successful twenty-seven-year career at Microsoft Corporation. His last role at Microsoft was Corporate Vice President of the Developer Division. Soma has long been an angel investor, with more than 50 such investments across a wide range of technology areas. At Madrona, he is focusing on Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Applications and Developer centric platforms and tools. Soma serves on the boards of MightyAI, SmartAssist.io, Pixvana, Shyft, Icebrg, and CloudCoreo. Madrona Venture Group has deep expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Apple acquired two of Madrona’s AI portfolio companies: Turi and Lattice. Additionally, Kitt.ai was acquired by Baidu.