Kiran joined Brand Capital in 2017 as one of the early team members, and found his strong suit in a switch from strictly asset management industry to venture investments space. Kiran takes the lead on investments, proposals, and synergistic relationships with founders, companies and partnerships.
Kiran has earned a Bachelor’s in Commerce and Accounting from Gujarat University, before moving on to receive an MBA from Ahmedabad University, India. Kiran spent several years at AIG Investments & LIC Nomura Asset Management Company, managing investment portfolio for institutional investors. Kiran went on to earn an M.S. in Investment Management at St. John’s University, New York.
With his background in economics, business, and investment management and years of on-the-ground experience, Kiran is able to provide data-driven financial analysis and a strong sense of strategic direction to potential Brand Capital investments, and current portfolio companies. His knowledge of, and curiosity to stay updated about the tech sector and emerging industries only adds to Kiran’s ability to help the portfolio companies.
Kiran loves spending time with his wife and family and playing with his wonderful niece. He is a foodie who enjoys a home cooked meal as much as he likes exploring new restaurants. In his free time, he likes to read about finance and investments, or enjoy a good game of cricket.