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Hilary Gosher is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, one of the first venture capital firms in New York currently investing out of its tenth fund. Joining the firm in 2000 shortly after receiving her MBA at INSEAD, Gosher has led investments in 30+ companies including 5 companies that have gone on to IPO (Cvent, Shutterstock, Mimecast, Medidata Solutions, Alteryx) and thirteen companies that have been acquired. During her tenure at Insight Venture Partners, she launched Insight Onsite, the firm's platform to scale its portfolio companies and through this program, she has worked directly with over 200 portfolio companies in an operational capacity.
As one of the first females in an investment position at a prominent venture capital firm in New York, Gosher has always been committed to fostering diversity. Since 2016 she serves on the board of Parity Partners, which is focused on building diversity at the investment-decision level through educational programming, events, and networking. A self-proclaimed "growth zealot", Gosher is fostering the growth of entrepreneurship at the academic level as well. She is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University's SIPA for Tech Entrepreneurship and prior held the same role at NYU's School of Business.