Krishna was part of the original Lightbox team, having joined Sandeep since the Sherpalo days. As a thought partner to the founders, he drives performance at the portfolio companies by tracking and benchmarking their key operating drivers against peers, as well as supports exit planning and execution.
He has been investing in the Indian startup sector for the last six years. He loves to meet teams that leverage technology to bring new business models to markets.
Trained at IIT and battle hardened at start-ups in the US, he returned to India to get an MBA from the Indian School of Business. He worked at Tata Teleservices where he was instrumental in setting up new lines of business (M2M communications and Mobile Healthcare). He also executed distribution partnerships with HCL and HUL to expand company’s footprint for data and voice businesses. Prior to joining Tata Tele, Krishna was a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group where he advised clients in developing strategy & execution.