Gautam ,graduated with honors from Princeton University, and followed it with an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to co-founding Samara, he worked with Citigroup's Corporate & Investment Banking business in senior leadership roles. He's a native of Delhi and is an amateur middle distance runner.
Abhishek is a Managing Director with Samara Capital and has an investment and portfolio management experience across Consumer, Healthcare, Banking and Logistics sector. He currently also serves on the board of Nature's Essence, Sahajanand Medical Technologies, Medicover India and Lotus Surgicals. He was previously associated with Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, RBL Bank, Global Coal and Sharekhan. Prior to Samara, Abhishek was in the Equity Investments team of Reliance Asset Management (now Nippon Life Asset Management) which had an AUM of over USD 20bn in 2008. Abhishek is an MBA from SPJIMR, Mumbai and a Master of Commerce from Mumbai University. He is also a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Prior to founding Xponentia, Devinjit was Managing Director of The Carlyle Group. In over a decade at The Carlyle Group, he led and was involved with several successful investments in India. Previously, he spent over 18 years at Citigroup in various capacities & rose to the rank of Managing Director and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for Citigroup India.
A veteran of the private equity industry in India, with over 26 years of investment experience. Prior to co-founding Xponentia, he served as India Region Head and Managing Director of Citigroup Venture Capital International & was a co founder of HSBC Private Equity in India Mr. Srinivasan began his career in 1986 as an engineer at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, an Indian defense contractor.
Has over 28 years of experience in the logistics, entertainment and consumer products industries. Previously the Managing Director of the $100 million revenue Indian arm of TNT, where he was instrumental in growing the Indian business. Prior to this, held several senior executive and board positions at RPG Enterprises and Hindustan Unilever.