Sumit is Senior Partner at Sistema Asia Capital (SA Cap) Advisory based out of Bangalore and advises SA Cap investments in the space of enterprise software, healthcare, education, AI/data analytics, AR/VR, IOT and consumer tech.
Sumit brings nearly 15 years of operational, advisory and investment experience to his role. Prior to SA Cap Advisory Sumit served on the boards of 15+ portfolio companies as primary board member or observer including AI startups such as Edge Networks, Embibe and Vernacular.ai. While at Kalaari, he played a key role in sourcing and executing 7 investments across 2 funds and supported 3 exits from the portfolio. Earlier, while at HSBC, Sumit advised multiple clients on cross-border and domestic M&As and JVs and was associated with capital markets and leveraged buyout transactions in his role as an Associate with the Investment Banking division. He started his career at BG Group India as a Business Analyst and worked across group companies in telecom, E&P and gas distribution.
Sumit holds an engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.