I am a Partner at 100X.VC – a VC firm, which invests in early stage start-ups and aims to invest in 100 startups every year. 100X.VC is the first institutional investor in startups and invests through iSAFE notes, which it pioneered in India (www.100x.vc).
Previously, I was the MD & CEO of Aptech Ltd. for more than seven years, till 2016 and before that I served CA Technologies, a US headquartered leader in software products, as Managing Director of India.
I have shared my learnings and authored a book on business strategies, titled “BOND to BABA”, which received rave reviews and was listed by Amazon in its prestigious list of “Memorable books of 2018”. Contributing to the Industry, I was the Chairman, Western Region of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for 2017-18, an honorary position.
Besides my day job as a VC, I am passionate about supporting regional theatre and have produced Marathi plays, which have received wide acclaim. As an avid follower of F1 racing, I switch off my mobile phone during race days.