Shirish Nimgaonkar

Shirish Nimgaonkar

Managing Director, Alantra

Mr. Nimgaonkar has extensive experience in strategy, mergers & acquisitions and operations across the US, Europe and India and in diverse sectors such as technology (including IT services, software, semiconductors and optical components), automotive, aerospace and consumer products. Previously, Mr. Nimgaonkar led the technology and private equity transactions practice for a cross-border M&A advisory firm. He held senior roles for various IT services companies focused on strategy, growth and operations initiatives for new business areas and acquisitions. He has also managed strategic operations, product management, marketing and fundraising initiatives for a large semiconductor company in the US and for startups in the optical components and software spaces, leading to their successful acquisitions.

On the personal side, Mr. Nimgaonkar is a professional musician (founder of a music band focused on social causes) and an avid sailor. He received a B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay where he was recognized as an ITC management scholar, M.S. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.