About This Talk
Arvind has been associated with C4D Partners since 2014. Over the last 7 years, he has grown the business significantly in India through 13 portfolio investments made so far along with follow on investments in select companies and an exit.
Arvind comes with 15+ years' extensive experience in Private Equity, Private Equity Fund of Funds, Hedge Fund of Funds valuation and due diligence for global PE/HF managers and has international experience of working with teams across Europe, US, Middle East and Asia (offshore as well as onshore). In the past, Arvind has worked with companies like Abu Dhabi Capital Management (Abu Dhabi), Goldman Sachs (India/New York) and Evalueserve India Pvt Ltd. (India), with global deals of up to USD 1 billion. He has rich experience in Alternative Assets Management, Portfolio Analytics and Reporting and Product & Business Development. He has played an instrumental role in setting up the Alternative Investment and Manager Selection business in India for Goldman Sachs and Private Equity Secondary business (managed a fund of USD 50 million) for Abu Dhabi Capital Management.
Arvind holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing and has received bachelor's degree in commerce from Kolkata University.
Mahesh Kanumury has over 20 plus years of experience in venture capital, management consulting and operating experience. He is the Managing Director & Founder of Arivali Partners where he provides investment and advisory services to social enterprises. He was the General Partner at a $260M early stage venture capital fund based out of the Silicon Valley where he invested and successfully nurtured the growth and successful exit of several technology companies. He also worked at McKinsey in the US and India where he led a number of high-impact initiatives at the CXO level.
Prior to McKinsey, he worked at Schlumberger Technologies and Research where he led large scale software development efforts. He is Independent Director on the Board of Caspian Impact Investments Private Limited and also Director on the Board of Basix Sub-K Itransactions Limited. He holds MBA Degree from Harvard Business School, an MS in Engineering from Purdue University and BS in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.