Maryam serves as SVP of Industry Advancement at NVCA. Maryam leads NVCA’s initiatives focused on advancing the venture industry – research and data, education, and diversity and inclusion. She manages the production of the annual NVCA Yearbook and quarterly PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, and heads NVCA’s educational programs including VC University, LP Office Hours, and the Stanford/NVCA Venture Capital Symposium. Maryam also oversees VentureForward, NVCA’s initiative to expand opportunities for people of all backgrounds to thrive as investors and entrepreneurs in the venture ecosystem.
Maryam is based in San Francisco and established NVCA’s West Coast office there in 2017 after starting at NVCA’s Washington, DC headquarters in 2015.
Prior to joining NVCA, Maryam managed the research department at EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, as the Senior Director of Research in Washington, DC. Before EMPEA, she was a Senior Research Analyst in the Private Equity & Venture Capital division of Dow Jones & Company, supporting its flagship product VentureSource in San Francisco.
Maryam is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.