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Nick Mehta is the Chief Executive Officer of Gainsight, the leading Customer Success Management company.

Prior to Gainsight, Nick was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners where he focused on developing opportunities in the enterprise applications and infrastructure markets.

Prior to Accel, Nick served as Chief Executive Officer of LiveOffice, where he led the company’s profitable growth to $25 MM in revenue and successful sale to Symantec.

LiveOffice earned recognition as a Visionary by Gartner, as an Inc. 5000 company and as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. As Chief Executive Officer of LiveOffice, Nick Mehta's focus is on continuing to grow LiveOffice's market leadership in the software-as-a-service messaging industry. Serving in senior operating roles for public and private companies in the enterprise and consumer technology markets for much of his career, Nick has built a well-respected reputation in the email and messaging industry.

Nick spent more than five years at Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) and Veritas Software Corporation (acquired by Symantec in 2005), where he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Enterprise Vault (formerly KVS) information archiving and discovery software business from its acquisition in 2004 until 2007.

During this time, the business grew from $23 million in annual sales in 2004 to more than $200 million in 2007 and received recognition from ESG, Gartner, Forrester, IDC and Radicati as being the leading product in the "on-premise" email archiving market. Nick has also held other roles leading product management for all email-related businesses at Symantec and previously for CommandCentral, a suite of storage management solutions.

Prior to Veritas, Nick ran product management at XDegrees, a venture-funded storage software startup which was acquired by Microsoft.

Before that, Nick co-founded his first business during college in the mid 1990s, a venture-funded online golf retailer called Chipshot.com that became one of the top 20 online retailers of its time.

Nick holds a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.

Jobs (12)


General Partner

General Partner

Jan, 2014 - Current   (almost 3 years)


Feb, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
May, 2012
Feb, 2013
Executive in Residence
May, 2008
Apr, 2012
Oct, 2007
Apr, 2008
Entrepreneur in Residence
Feb, 2007
Sep, 2007
VP - Product Management - Enterprise Vault & Brightmail
Feb, 2005
Feb, 2007
VP & GM - Enterprise Vault
Aug, 2002
Jan, 2005
Director - Product Management
Oct, 2000
Jul, 2002
Director - Product Management (XDegrees)
Jan, 1998
Nov, 2000
Jun, 1996
Aug, 1996
Information Technology Analyst Intern

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Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2015$45M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$95M / Series D
Mar, 2015$4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$14M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$8M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2012$125k / SeedPersonal Investment

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