Shailesh works closely with several Madison India portfolio companies to help improve efficiencies and build value. He has over 43 years of experience as an entrepreneur, CEO of a Fortune 500 company, as well as a venture and private equity investor in the U.S. and India.
Shailesh is the former Chairman and CEO of Providian Financial, one of the top credit card issuers in the United States, which he built from a small team into a Fortune 300 company. Prior to Providian, Shailesh was an executive with AmeriTrust (now KeyCorp), the largest bank in Ohio at the time. He has been General Partner with Invesco Private capital, Operating GP with WestBridge Capital and Managing GP with Granite Hill Capital. Shailesh has made numerous venture and private equity investments in companies in the financial services sector through his family office and as GP with major venture and private equity funds. Shailesh has served or serving on several boards in the U.S and India.
Shailesh also founded the SJM School of Management at IIT Bombay. He is a distinguished alumnus and serves on the IITB advisory council. He holds a PhD and Masters degree in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay.
Ishan joined Madison India in 2012. Prior to joining Madison India, Ishan worked as an auditor at KPMG. While at KPMG, Ishan has been Audit in charge on various clients handling areas such as revenue, share capital, tax, secretarial and compliance. Ishan is a C.P.A. (Australia) and a Chartered Financial Accountant (India).
Surya oversees all investment activities at Madison India Capital. He has approximately twenty years of private equity investment experience in business services, financial services, consumer and technology industries. He has served on the board of directors of several companies in India and the U.S.
Prior to joining Madison India, Surya worked at Sandler Capital, a firm with $2 billion under management, where he focused on making private equity investments in the media, communications and information sectors. Previously, Surya worked at HarbourVest Partners as well as the Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a B.A. from Hamilton College and a B.S. from Columbia University.
Aarushee joined Madison India in 2020. Prior to joining Madison India, Aarushee worked as an auditor at Deloitte. Aarushee is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a graduate in Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Hansraj College, Delhi University.
Samir evaluates and monitors investments in various sectors including financial services, consumer, business services, healthcare and technology.
Prior to joining Madison India, Samir worked in Mergers & Acquisitions at Kotak Investment Banking. Prior to Kotak, Samir was a consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he advised clients on business process reengineering, performance improvement and industry best practices. Samir received his MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi.
Sushain evaluates and monitors investments in various sectors including financial services, consumer, business services and technology.
Prior to joining Madison India, Sushain worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Credit Suisse, India. Sushain received his MBA from the Indian School of Business. He also received his B.Tech in Chemical Engineering and M. Tech in Process Engineering & Design from India Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
Mudit evaluates and monitors investments in various sectors including financial services, consumer, business services, healthcare and technology.
Prior to joining Madison India, Mudit worked in the financial advisory group at Rothschild. He was also a co-founder of Groots, a B2B online grocery platform. Mudit received his B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi.
John joined Madison India in 2018. Prior to joining Madison India, John worked in the Investment team at ARGA Investment Management. Prior to ARGA Investment Management, John was part of the Performance Improvement Practice Area team at Bain & Company where he advised companies on their G&A and Procurement organizational structure optimization. John received his B.Sc in Physics with Honors from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi.
Rachita joined Madison India in 2019. Prior to joining Madison India, Rachita worked in the Public Markets Investments Team of Premji Invest, the family office of Azim Premji. Prior to Premji Invest, Rachita worked in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank, where she worked on merger and acquisition advisory assignments and financings for clients in the emerging markets. Rachita received her B. Com (H) from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University.