Narayan K. Seshadri leads Tranzmute Capital & Management, which he co-founded to, assist business families and emerging entrepreneurs grow their latent and new businesses rapidly, guide them on governance at both corporate and family levels and assist them with their wealth deployment. With total “hands-on” involvement, Tranzmute focuses on providing Ideas, Management and Capital to transform such businesses into robust and rapidly growing enterprises. Tranzmute’s relationship includes families with businesses in diamonds and jewellery, mining, automotive, IT hardware, software products and services, food processing equipment and financial services.
He is an independent director on boards of several listed and large unlisted companies some of which were in the process of transformation and active board participation was required.
In 2006 he established a Special Situations Fund to invest in distressed and latent undervalued businesses. Prior to that he led KPMG Consulting, India after it he merged Andersen’s Business Consulting practice into it. He turned around the combined practice in a year and made it one of the largest profitable consulting practices in India. He was also a member of KPMG, India Advisory Board, and an oversight body of all KPMG practices in India.
In 1998 he became one of the 4 member India Country Leadership Team of Andersen. He was instrumental in formulating a strategy for the next phase of growth, implemented it and helped achieve 100% year-on-year growth for several years in a row. He created and led Andersen’s Business Consulting practice building it into a highly profitable business in 2 years. He was on the Andersen Global CEO Advisory Council, one of the 20 select global partners.
Narayan’s global career spans over 30 years across disciplines including accounting, auditing, litigation support, restructuring, management consulting, investing and business management.