Sudhir is Founder & Chairman of IDG Ventures India Advisors. He specialises in identifying disruptive high growth technology firms with a strong leadership team, and helps them grow rapidly with an eye for outsized financial returns.
Since 1998 Sudhir and his team have advised on investments into 40 firms across Digital Consumer, Enterprise Software and Engineering / Medical Device Sectors. Key investments include FlipKart (India’s leading eCommerce player), Mindtree Consulting (a global IT services play), Myntra (Fashion & Sports e-Commerce), Manthan (a global Analytics product play), and Yatra (a leading Online Travel Company). Other marquee names in the IDG portfolio include Firstcry, Vserve, Lenskart and Zivame.
In 2001, Sudhir was recognized by Red Herring as one of the leading venture capitalists in the country. He has been named among the Top Ten IT Professionals by Dataquest and by Bloomberg UTV as ‘Visionary Venture Capitalist of the year in 2011’. He was also recently featured in Subroto Bagchi’s recent book ‘’Zen Garden - Conversations with Pathmakers’’, in 2014.
With over 30 years’ experience Sudhir has served at various leadership positions at HCL, Wipro and Infotech Enterprises as well as Country Head of Walden International, one of the first Venture Investors in India. Sudhir holds a B.Tech in Engineering and an MBA Degree from FMS, Delhi. His interests include wild life photography.