Pegah Ebrahimi


Pegah Ebrahimi

Co-Founder & Managing Partner of FPV Ventures. Former COO at Cisco and Morgan Stanley. Advisor/Investor in Snyk and Canva.


Accomplished COO, GTM leader and successful entrepreneur with 10 years of C-suite experience, owning growing multibillion-dollar divisions.


Pegah Ebrahimi is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at FPV Ventures, a $450M early stage fund that backs and serves mission-driven founders.


Pegah Ebrahimi is an advisor to or investor at many category defining companies, including Snyk, Canva, Guild Education, Applyboard, DataRobot and Psi Quantum, where she helps founders and CEOs build their Go-To-Market (GTM) playbook and launch new divisions and markets.


Pegah was the COO of Cisco Collaboration, the largest Saas division at Cisco with $6B+ of revenue and over 5,000 engineers. She built the GTM playbook for the division and oversaw 3 acquisitions that helped scale the business even further. She oversaw the channel network, direct inside sales, data analytics, customer success, and business development teams and was responsible for the overall growth of the division.


Prior to Cisco, Pegah was the COO of Global Technology Banking at Morgan Stanley, and was previously the youngest CIO of Morgan Stanley Investment Banking, leading over 160 engineers and overseeing the bank’s $200m+ digital technology transformation effort, increasing technology satisfaction by 40% and lifting engagement by 11x.


As COO, she also created and ran the NextGen CEO Software Summit, where she brought together the top CEOs of emerging software enterprise companies with Fortune 500 CIOs. Pegah’s first IPO she worked on was Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) in 2003.


Pegah sits on the board of directors at Enovix (NASDAQ: ENVX) and Applyboard as an independent director, and was formerly on board of Gainsight. She holds a B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

FPV Ventures

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

FPV Ventures is a new $450M Fund that backs and serves mission-driven founders. FPV is an investor in Canva, Flexport, Guild Education, Xilis, and Manifold Bio. Most of the firms investors/LPs are mission-driven endowments for charities, foundations, and universities doing great things for the world. Co-founded with Wesley Chan in February 2022.

ENOVIX Corporation

Board of Directors, Independent Director

Enovix is a leader in advanced silicon-anode lithium-ion battery development and production. Our proprietary 3D cell architecture increases energy density and maintains high cycle life. And we’re building the first advanced silicon-anode lithium-ion battery production facility in the U.S. Our initial goal is to provide designers of category-leading mobile devices with a high-energy battery so they can continue creating innovative portable products. We’re also developing our 3D cell technology and production process for the electric vehicle and energy storage markets to help enable widespread utilization of renewable energy.

Cisco Systems, Inc.

COO, Collaboration Technology

This Collaboration team of 5000 people is the foundation for a multi billion dollar business. We are building the future of work for over 300M people globally. We build the software teams use every day for essential communications – messaging, meetings, calling in the Webex platform. We power many of the white label solutions for communications that you see from major service providers. The AI/ML enriched hardware we build includes over 100M phones, and video devices for meeting and whiteboarding together across the world. And if you call into a customer service number, chances are you’ll be using our software for that call routing and contact center.

Morgan Stanley

COO, Global Technology Banking

Pegah served as Morgan Stanley’s COO of Global Technology Banking. She led business transformation and global expansion for this multi-billion dollar, world leading franchise; doubling revenue and profitability during 4 years. In addition, she focused her external efforts on delivering for MS clients through her IT and venture capital partnerships. She was instrumental in spearheading innovation and operational excellence for the Global Technology Investment Banking Group.

Morgan Stanley

CIO, Global Banking

CIO of Morgan Stanley's $7Bn Global Banking Franchise and prior to that, as VP, Strategy and Operations for the $20Bn Institutional Sales Divisions, Pegah successfully drove global technology strategy and execution around infrastructure, application development, collaboration, and end-user computing.

Startup Whisperer

Advise High Growth Companies

Advisor to some amazing SaaS, Security, Communication and AI/ML companies, including Snyk, Guild Education, Canva, ApplyBoard, PsiQuantum. Work with some exceptional companies on GTM and company strategy.


Founder & COO

SPARKBOX Toys provided a subscription service that brought personalized learning toys to children. With a simple monthly membership, parents received high-quality learning toys selected by experts and tailored to a child’s developmental needs. When finished with the toys, users simply send them back for more. Acquired by a private investment group in 2013.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics.