Anil is an MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management & Research and a graduate in Economics. He has worked with large institutions in the Mortgage, Banking and Insurance space. He has led consumer credit and business functions and helped build multiple new businesses. Anil has worked with HDFC Ltd, Bank of America, American Express, ANZ Bank and Max New York Life Insurance Co.
Ravi Shankar is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital. At Sequoia Capital, he focuses on sectors like Technology, Consumer and Healthcare. He currently serves on the board of companies such as Byjus, Suburban Diagnostics, Prataap Snacks, Faaso's, Wildcraft, Via, CloudNine and ISFC. Prior to this, Ravi Shankar worked at McKinsey & Company and Wipro Technologies. He received an MBA from IIM-A where he was awarded the President's Gold Medal. He also holds a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from REC Trichy.
Anup Gupta is a Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners. Previously, he was the Group Chief Operating Officer at WNS (NYSE: WNS), a leading IT enabled services (ITES) company Earlier, Anup was with eVentures India, a pioneer in the venture capital sector in India and a management consultant at Booz & Company. Anup holds an MBA from IIM Calcutta and B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur.
Ms. Rachna Dikshit has completed CAIIB, Master’s in Political Science from Allahabad University and Graduation from Lucknow University. Mrs. Dikshit served Reserve Bank of India for over a period of 33 years in various capacities including Regional Director, Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh, General Manager, Financial Inclusion & Development Department, Chandigarh and New Delhi, General Manager, Department of Banking Regulation, Mumbai Central Office and so on. During her tenure as the Regional Director, she was responsible for all supervisory/operational functions of inter alia banks, NBFCs, and cooperative banks and Chaired the Empowered Committee for MSME and Co-chaired State level Meetings including the SLBC, SLSC and SLCC. Mrs. Dikshit as the General Manager, Financial Institutions & Development Department, Chandigarh and New Delhi, she performed the role of spearheading financial literacy and addressed various seminars including those of CII and the PHD Chambers and as the General Manager, Department of Banking Regulation, Mumbai Central Office, she was also responsible for the Financial Institutions Division and the Credit Information Division.
Sumir is a co-founder and Managing Director of WestBridge Capital, a leading investment firm focused on Indian public companies and selectively later stage private companies. He was also a co-founder and Managing Director of Sequoia Capital India. Prior to that, Sumir was part of the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs & Co. He began his career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. He served as Chairman of the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) for two years. He currently serves on the India Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and on the Advisory Board of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University. Sumir has an MBA (with Distinction) from Harvard Business School and a BSE degree in Computer Science from Princeton University.
Dr. Mehta holds a Ph.D. in Operation Research and Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University and a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology(IIT),Bombay. Dr. Mehta was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Providian Financial Corporation, from 1986 to 2001 (now merged with Washington Mutual corp.) when Dr. Mehta departed, Providian was $30 billion in assets and over 18 million customers. Dr. Mehta also served as operating general partner of WestBridge Capital (2001-2004) (Now Sequoia Capital India). He was also the president and COO of Capital Holding which was the 10th largest shareholder-owned insurance company in America. Dr. Mehta is Managing General Partner of Granite Hill Capital Partners (2007 – present) Dr. Mehta has received several awards for excellence in leadership as an individual and as a community leader. Dr. Mehta was awarded Hon. Doctorate from California State University. (Doctor of Humane Letters). Dr. Mehta is also known for his philanthropic activities. He has formed the Shailesh J. Mehta and Kalpa S. Mehta Charitable Foundation, which has given millions of dollars in grants to various institutions and causes such as: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay – Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Asian Art Museum, American Indian Foundation, Case Western Reserve University, California State University at East Bay, and UC Berkeley.