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Ishani Ummat


Ishani joined Madrona in 2020. She focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities across Madrona’s investment themes, as well as supporting the growth and strategy of current portfolio companies. Ishani is particularly interested in how the next wave of digital-physical customer experiences are going to shape verticals like fintech and healthcare. She believes the power of young entrepreneurs with bold ideas will get us there.

Past Lives

Prior to joining Madrona, Ishani worked for Bain & Company in San Francisco. At Bain, Ishani spent time in the Private Equity practice and across a variety of strategy and operations projects, ranging from digital user experience and customer journeys to strategic M&A.

Education and Extracurricular

Ishani graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington with a degree in Finance and concentrations in Global Health and the Comparative History of Ideas. While there, Ishani ran a student consultancy and worked with a variety of local businesses to develop and operationalize key strategic initiatives.

Whether skiing or backpacking, Ishani can often be found exploring the Cascades. Outside of the mountains, she enjoying cooking, red wine and a good book.