Shiv Pande originally hails from Mesa, AZ, although his family now lives in San Diego. He currently lives in Hayward. He got his start in music playing the clarinet in primary and secondary school for six years. He currently has a goal of learning how to play a piano keyboard, when he's not at a laptop keyboard working in tech. Shiv not only sings in The Patch Notes, but also sings tenor with Salesforce's a cappella group, Cloudy With A Chance of Beatbox.