Mahesh Kanumury has over 25 years of venture capital, management consulting and operating experience. Mahesh is the Managing Director & Founder of Arivali Partners where he provides advisory and investment services to for-profit social enterprises (companies that have the potential to become $1B+ organizations and impact 1M+ lives).
Mahesh was a General Partner at a $260M early-stage venture capital fund based out of Silicon Valley where he invested and successfully nurtured the growth and successful exit of several companies. Mahesh also worked at McKinsey in the US and India where he led a number of high-impact initiatives at the CXO level. Prior to McKinsey, Mahesh worked at Schlumberger Technologies where he led large scale software development efforts and commercialization of new technologies.
Mahesh has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Engineering from Purdue University and a BS in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. Mahesh enjoys running, music and meditation. He is also a Faculty at the Art of Living Foundation.