Sumit is a technology investor/executive with 20 years of experience in the industry. He is passionate about helping high potential software companies achieve market growth, build operational scale and gather world class teams. He is currently the Board Chairman at Netreo, and Board Member at Appsian and Escape Technologies. Sumit’s recent background includes President at Cleo Communications where he co-led a rapid transformation and 5x growth of the business in 5 years. His prior background includes executive leadership roles at SumTotal Systems; strategic finance including investment banking at GCA Savvian, and venture capital at Visa Ventures; and technical roles including Product Management and Software Engineering at Alvarion, Aperto Networks and Hughes Software Systems. Sumit holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Technology in computer science & engineering from IIT-BHU.
Aniket joined Software Growth Partners in October 2018 and has been assisting the firm across all functional areas, including investment opportunity evaluation, detailed due diligence and portfolio management. He is passionate about identifying and investing in high growth-potential software companies, and assisting them to scale and get to the next level. Prior to joining SGP, Aniket worked as an Associate at CSL Capital Management, a lower-middle market focused private equity firm based in Houston, and played an integral role in all phases of the transaction lifecycle. Prior to CSL, he worked for Halliburton as a principal software product engineer for four years and led product development cycles from conceptualization to taking it to market. Aniket holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in India.
Portfolio Operations Associate
Devansh joined SGP as a Portfolio Operations Associate and is responsible for supporting and driving the growth of portfolio companies. Prior to SGP, Devansh worked as a Senior Associate with Sweat Equity Partners, helping in formulating strategy by working closely founders and raising funds for portfolio companies. Prior to that, he worked with ZS Associates for 3+ Years, providing sales and marketing consulting to leading pharmaceutical companies. Devansh completed his MBA from HKUST and Bachelor of Technology in Computer Engineering from NMIMS, India.
Business Development Associate
Sreenath joined SGP as a Business Development Associate and is responsible for developing and driving proprietary deal flow for the firm. Prior to SGP, Sreenath worked at Kingfish Group helping drive due diligence support, sector research efforts and executive engagement for Kingfish and it’s private equity partner groups. Prior to that, Sreenath worked at GLG as a Client Solutions Associate and Morgan Stanley as an Analyst for 1.5 years and 1 year respectively. Sreenath has completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Honors) from NMIMS University, India.