Director at Manya Education
Arvind is the Partner at New Silk Route (NSR), an Indian and South Asian focused private equity firm. He has led and managed the firm’s investments in VRL Logistics, Varsity Education Management, Cafe Coffee Day, Ortel Communications and 9x Media. Prior to joining NSR, he has held several key positions – Executive Director at JP Morgan Private Capital Asia, Director of TVG Capital Partners and Principal at the New Enterprise Associates (NEA), US. Arvind began his career at McKinsey and Company, where he conceptualised strategic initiatives for leading global companies in the information technology and financial services industries. A Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he pursued his M.B.A. from the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania where he received Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma Xi honours. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO), a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s India Leadership Initiative, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. He is a Trustee of One Billion Literates Foundation, a non-profit initiative focused on imparting English literacy to underprivileged children.