Mark Fernandes

Principal Development Committee

Mark Fernandes

Managing Director

Sierra Ventures

Current Parent:  Elizabeth Fernandes 2020

ND Board Member Term:

July 2017 – June 2020

Board Committee: Principal Development


Mark Fernandes is a managing director at Sierra Ventures, a leading early stage Silicon Valley venture capital firm. He joined Sierra in 2002 and focuses primarily on the software sector. Mark began his career as part of the founding team of a display company, followed by product roles at Seagate and Cisco. After earning his MBA, he was a research analyst covering the software sector at Robertson Stephens and Merrill Lynch. Mark holds a BS from Mangalore University (India), a MS from UC Berkeley, and an MBA from Harvard University.