Sheel Tyle joined NEA as an Associate in 2012 and is focused on consumer technology, energy technology, and emerging market investments. Prior to joining NEA, Sheel was at Bessemer Venture Partners, where he engaged in due diligence, investment sourcing, and portfolio company management across numerous sectors including consumer internet, mobile, cleantech and emerging markets. At BVP, he was actively involved in Skybox Imaging (board observer), Matrimony.com, Black Swan Solar (sourced), and Snapdeal.com (sourced & board observer). Previously, Sheel was one of the first members of the product and business development teams at Skybox Imaging. Sheel is the co-founder of ReSight, a nonprofit that democratizes the distribution of eye care services by turning unemployed rural women into employed Vision Guardians who screen others for vision impairments. Sheel is also the co-founder of S2 Capital, a seed stage social fund that invests in young entrepreneurs throughout the developing world.
Sheel earned a B.A. degree from Stanford in three years with double majors in Human Biology and Public Policy. He also earned a graduate certificate in Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing from the Stanford School of Engineering.