Sumir Chadha is Co-founder and Managing Director at Westbridge Capital Partners, focusing on investments in public and late-stage private companies in India. Sumir co-founded India’s leading venture capital fund in 2000, and has been investing in several industries in the Indian venture capital space for the past ten years, including offshore services, consumer internet and financial services.
Prior to co-founding WestBridge, Sumir was a member of the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he led a number of successful software and services investments. Prior to that, Sumir worked at McKinsey & Co. in New York and New Delhi, and before that, he served as Chairman at Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Sumir serves on the Advisory Board at Granite Hill Capital Partners, LLC, and is a Member on Boards of numerous organizations. He is the co-founder and Chairman of the US-India Venture Capital Association (US-IVCA) and also a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Sumir received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.
In 2018, he helped establish the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India at Princeton to bring together scholars and students from all disciplines to broadly explore contemporary India, including its economy, politics and culture. The center is named in honor of Sumir’s grandfather.