Board of Directors

Pramod Bhasin

Member of the Board

Pramod Bhasin is an Operating Partner at Kedaara Capital. Pramod’s career spans a professional and entrepreneurial journey in Financial Services and Business Process Management across the globe. He founded Genpact, a global leading company in Business Process Management, in 1997 and was its President & CEO till June 2011. Under his leadership, Genpact pioneered in the BPO industry in many countries including India and China; its market capitalization grew from US $500 million in 2005 to over US $3.5 billion when he retired. Genpact is acknowledged today as the leader in its industry with over 75,000 employees across 17 countries and over US $2 billion in revenues.

Prior to Genpact, his career with GE Capital spanned 25 years across the US, the UK and Asia. He was earlier the CEO of GE Capital in India & Asia and prior to that worked with GE Capital in Stamford, CT in the Leveraged Buy Out group. In September 2016, Pramod along with partners acquired the businesses of GE Capital – India, now known as Clix Capital. He is the Chairman of Clix Capital, which is a broad based NBFC, focused on providing digital platforms and financial services to commercial companies and consumers across India.

Pramod is the co-founder of Asha Impact, Virtual Fund focused on Social Impact Investments and Advocacy. He is an active investor in different companies, from start-ups to ongoing businesses. He has also co-founded the Skills Academy that focuses on providing vocational skills training to lower income youth in villages across the country. The Skills Academy has trained over 50,000 students and placed majority of them in jobs, post training. Pramod serves on the Boards of DLF Ltd, SRF Ltd and NDTV. He is also on the governing Board of ICRIER, Help Age and The Shri Ram School. He has been the Chairman of NASSCOM and noted “IT Man of the Year” by Dataquest in 2010.

Pramod is a Chartered Accountant from Thomas McLintock & Co., London, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University.

Sumit Ganguli

Member of the Board

Sumit is the CEO at GAVS Technologies. He has 25+ years of experience in the Information Technology industry. He is an advocate of new trends in technologies in Predictive Analytics, AI, Automation, etc. Prior to this, he has been the Head of M&A, Consulting and Global Sales for a publicly-traded (NASDAQ) IT Services company and has been the CEO of a publicly listed company. He has pursued a JV with GE and has engaged with GE for over 15 years. He is also a board member of a few technology companies.

He is an Electrical Engineer and holds a PG degree in Management from IIM Kolkata and an Advanced Certificate from Stern School of Management, NYU. He focuses on empowering our employees to converge their professional aspirations and building the culture of technological innovation and customer centricity. He is a strong believer of “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”.

Parin Mehta

Member of the Board

Parin is a Managing Director at Kedaara Capital. He has over 16 years of investment experience, encompassing the full lifecycle of private equity in India across a variety of industries and across private and public markets. He has driven investments, managed the portfolio and successfully divested investments over this period. Parin joined Kedaara Capital in 2013 and focuses on evaluating investment opportunities across Business & Technology Services, Packaging, Specialty Chemicals, and Industrial sectors. Parin led / advised on Kedaara’s investments in Parksons Packaging, Ajax Engineering, Veritas Finance and Manjushree Technopack, and also serves as director on the board of Ajax Engineering. Parin is actively involved with its portfolio companies, assisting them across various value creating initiatives.

Before joining Kedaara Capital, Parin worked in the investment advisory team of General Atlantic (“GA”), a leading growth oriented private equity firm with over $17bn under management. He joined General Atlantic in 2005 and primarily focused on investments in the Business & Technology Services, Healthcare, Financial Services and Consumer sectors. Prior to joining General Atlantic, Parin worked with McKinsey & Company and Capgemini Consulting. At McKinsey, Parin focused on the High-Tech sector, more specifically Semiconductors and was involved on several client engagements in Europe and US. Parin holds a PGDBM in Finance and a Bachelor of Engineering from Mumbai University.

Deepak Doegar

Member of the Board

Deepak is a CFO at GAVS Technologies. With 18+ years of experience across GE and Genpact, he was the CFO of JCB India. Deepak was a part of the business unit that contributed the highest percentage of EBITDA for JCB Global. With enormous experience, Deepak has led various industries across India, China, US, Europe and South Asia with some of the leading companies in the world like GE and JCB Group.

Deepak has been a CFO with GE Energy, CFO for the GE Satyam JV, and he was the pilot of the initiative as the Chief Integration Officer. Along with this, he was the CFO for Genpact at Netherlands and was the Chief Integration Officer for that M&A for Genpact. With almost 18 years with GE Group, he had been the Asia Pacific Controller for GE Industrial and Consumer with the prime focus on M&A and divestiture.

Aashwit Mahajan

Member of the Board

Aashwit is a Principal at Kedaara Capital. He has over 10 years of experience across private equity investing and investment banking. Prior to joining Kedaara Capital, Aashwit worked with Apax Partners and Bain Capital, with focus on investing across Business Services, Consumer, and Financial Services sectors in India. Some of the investments Aashwit has advised on include Quest Global, Lexitas, Manappuram Finance, and L&T Finance Holdings.

Previously, Aashwit has worked with Goldman Sachs in their Investment Banking Division, and with ITC Limited, an Indian FMCG conglomerate. Aashwit holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Rahul Mehta

Member of the Board

Rahul Mehta is an Investment Professional at Kedaara Capital. He predominantly focuses on evaluating investment opportunities in Financial Services, Healthcare / Pharma and IT. He has worked on the investemens viz GS LAB and GAVS, Aavas Financiers, Vijaya Diagnostics, Parksons Packaging, Ami Lifesciences, CARE Health.

Prior to this, Rahul has a great experience working as an Associate in the Global Advisory division of Rothschild & Co’s Mumbai office. He was also associated with Rothschild & Co. in 2014 and was focused on cross-border M&A and equity advisory. Formerly, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of HDFC Bank, and EY India (Ernst & Young) in their Assurance practice.

Rahul is a Chartered Accountant (from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) and a CFA Level 3 candidate (CFA Institute, U.S.A.). He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University.

Sarah K. Diamond


Sarah K. Diamond is a seasoned global leader with deep experience in the financial services, technology, consulting, and regulatory sectors. She was the Global Managing Director of Financial Services at IBM, where she led the top 50 global financial services clients to embrace digitization to grow their businesses and create customer value.

Sarah is passionate about supporting the development of women’s careers and the importance of education and is currently an Executive Mentor with the ExCo Group which helps executives and teams develop their full leadership potential. She also volunteers with PENCIL - an organization focused on connecting NYC students with business professionals and is a mentor to the Columbia University Executive Master of Science in Technology Management Program.