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Parekh started his career as an Analyst with The Blackstone Group and was involved in mergers and acquisitions advisory and principal activities. In 1992, he joined Berenson & Company and served as a Principal of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Committee until 1999. In 2000, he joined Insight Venture Partners and currently serves as its Managing Director. He serves on the boards of portfolio companies of Insight Venture Partners which include: Connexus, Chegg, eVestment, Football Fanatics, eCommerce Industries, Digital Generation, Procuri, Website Pros, Vertafore, Kony, JD.com, Fanatics, Drillinginfo, SR Labs, Twitter, Syncsort, Newegg, Hayneedle and Despegar. Serves on nonprofit boards which include: Council on Foreign Relations, the Tisch MS Research Center of New York, Partnership for New York City, Publicolor, the Economic Club of New York and National Academy Museum.