Danish is Founding Partner at GreyMatter. Prior to GreyMatter, Danish founded Genoa Telepsychiatry (formerly 1DocWay), one of the first telepsychiatry companies in the country. After growing Genoa to become the largest telepsychiatry company in the country serving 250K patient visits per year, in 35 states, Genoa was acquired by Optum in 2018. After seeing the evolution of digital mental health at Optum, he decided to dedicate his next act in mental health to taking a systems level approach in improving the entrepreneurial journey for the next generation of founders.
Danish is also a founder at Watershed Ventures, a venture capital firm that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs from non-traditional backgrounds to cause transformative change in industries that matter, including healthcare. Danish still serves on the Investment Committee at Watershed and has been personally investing and advising behavioral health startups since 2011.
Danish started his career at Microsoft focused on Business Analytics and Optimization. He received a Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Computer information Sciences from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Danish grew up in Karachi, and considers both Karachi and New York home. His interests include cutting edge developments in mental health and therapeutics, ultimate frisbee and live music.