ElevateData is an initiative started by Alex Choy, Director at Silicon Valley Bank, Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer at Poshmark, and Oren Yunger, Investor at GGV Capital. The mission of this initiative is to scale practical knowledge sharing among data executives in an environment that fosters open and lively discussions in order to elevate role of data to the next level across all organizations.

The ElevateData Team

Barkha Saxena

Chief Data Officer, Poshmark

Alex Choy

Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Oren Yunger

Investor, GGV Capital

GGV Capital

GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm that invests in local founders. As a multi-stage, sector-focused firm, GGV focuses on seed-to-growth stage investments across Consumer/New Retail, Social/Digital & Internet, Enterprise/Cloud and Frontier Tech sectors. The firm was founded in 2000 and manages $6.2 billion in capital across 13 funds. Learn more at ggvc.com, @GGVCapital or GGVCapital on WeChat.


Poshmark is the leading social commerce platform for the next generation of retailers and shoppers. Through technology, our mission is to build the world’s most connected shopping experience, while empowering people to build thriving retail businesses. Since launching in 2011, Poshmark has become the largest and most vibrant social shopping community with five million Seller Stylists helping 40 million shoppers discover items they love from over 75 million listings. Learn more at poshmark.com.

Silicon Valley Bank

For 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Learn more at svb.com.

Let’s build something together.

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