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. More recently, Soma has also been investing in companies at the intersection of life science and computer science where there is high potential for using data, ML and AI to accelerate innovation in this space. 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.