ADVISORS & MENTORS
Ex - CEO, Britannia
Ms. Bali was Chief Executive Officer, Director & MD at Britannia Industries Ltd., Vice President-Corporate Strategy at The Coca-Cola Co. and Principal at Cadbury Schweppes Beverages Pvt Ltd. (a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co.), Managing Principal at Zyman Group LLC and Chairman of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.
DR. NIRANJAN HIRANANDANI
Chairman, Hiranandani Group
Niranjan Hiranandani is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur, co-founder and managing director of Hiranandani Group, engaged in real estate business. He is ranked by Forbes among the 100 richest Indians. In 2017, he was one of the top 10 Indian real estate tycoons according to the Grohe Hurun report. Along with members of his family, Hiranandani controls the privately-owned Hiranandani Group.
Managing Partner, Legasis
Suhas is the Founder and Managing Partner of Legasis Partners. He is also the Founder & Non-Executive Director of Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd., a legal support services provider including IT-enabled legal support services, having its global delivery centre at Pune.
In a career spanning over three decades Suhas initially acted as the General Counsel for major corporations before turning into a full time professional. A rare blend of “In House” and full time professional practice has been instrumental in Suhas becoming a specialist in several fields including Corporate Law, Intellectual Property and Technology law, Joint Ventures, M & A, Energy/Power, Venture Capital Funding, Equity Investments, FDI in different sectors, Litigation and Dispute Resolution. He is acknowledged for having pioneered areas such as developing Regulatory Practice and Privatization of Infrastructure Super Sectors. Suhas extensively works for MNCs, Celebrities in Sports and Media, Funds and other Investors
MD, Knight Frank
Shishir brings 39 years of experience across diverse industries - real estate, hospitality, education and entertainment.
Led the Indian Retail Revolution, instrumental in large retail projects and professional mall management
Key role in India’s multiplex revolution and growth of INOX at a pan India level
Fellow of RICS, London (The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), world’s leading Chartered qualification for professionals in the real estate and construction sector.
Devanathan is a stalwart in public markets with over 25 years of experience long stints with Rare Enterprises, Kotak Institutional Equities and New Vernon, Singapore. He was also the Managing Partner at Goldcrest Advisors. With various publications on financial topics, Devanathan is our expert on market behavior and fund perspectives.
Founder and Managing Partner
Shridhar, the Founder of Pegasus, is also a director and advisor to the Hiranandani Group. Along with his vast experience spanning over 30 years across real estate, infrastructure, financial services and FMCG, Shridhar has also been mentoring startups and founders for many years. Shridhar has been the CFO of various large companies including Future Capital Holdings Ltd., Britannia Industries Ltd and Coca Cola India. His experience spans across various facets of business strategy & finance including M & A, treasury, and restructuring business models for efficiency
Jayesh comes with over 25 years of experience in Finance and Infrastructure. As Head of Investments for Piramal Enterprises, he invested over USD 800 mn across renewable energy and infrastructure. Prior to this, Jayesh spent 15 years as National Director at EY India, and helped set up its advisory practice in India. He was also the vice president of Finance at Coca Cola India., where he led the construction of new brown and greenfield plants. Given his experience in finance and investing, Jayesh looks after the investing process at Pegasus.
Prakash comes with a career in technology and telecom spanning over 30 years. Prakash worked in CEO & COO roles in different companies across Africa and India. He pioneered an independent telecom tower company concept in India and built the first Indian independent telecom tower company and grew it to a balance sheet worth over USD 2 billion. In Africa, Prakash led the M&A deals in telecom with deal sizes in excess of USD 1 billion. At Pegasus, Prakash is the “operations guru”, known for creating value and operational efficiency wherever he goes.
Amit is a serial entrepreneur who has built and exited many businesses. For the past decade, he has been ingrained in the startup ecosystem as an angel investor in and mentor for many startups. His deep connection with the Indian and Israeli startup ecosystem makes him a great asset for astute deal sourcing
Principal - Operations
• 28 years of operational experience • 23 years with Asian Paints across locations in India • Held senior management positions in Operations, Projects & Plant Engineering • Evaluation & execution of renewable energy projects (solar & wind energy ) • Evaluation & adoption of new technology
Sr. Manager Investments & Operations
Subhash comes with 16+ years of experience in AgTech, InfoTech, Data Science, AI, ML and Enterprise Blockchain. He has worked as advisor for Mission Samriddhi, on Agriculture & Livelihood - CSR Initiative of Intellect Design Arena (Erstwhile Polaris Software). He has
worked with Harsco, Unisys, Hexaware to lead Aftermarket and Master Data Management ERP Implementations in USA, UK, and the Netherlands
Bhavini is a Chartered Accountant and holds a B.Com degree. Having completed her articleship from SK Rambhia & Co., she is our go to person for taxation, compliance and finances. She is passionate about financial inclusion and the fintech industry.
Did Bachelors in International Business Administration and Masters in Finance from Tilburg University, Netherlands.
Worked as part of the Risk Advisory services team at PwC helping Thermax Ltd. optimize their vendor portfolio.
Worked as part of a team on 'mobile telephone network up time improvement initiative' under Network Operations Unit at GTL Limited.