General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
Chief Operating Officer for India Mumbai
Alok Misra ×
Alok Misra is the Chief Operating Officer of General Atlantic’s India office and an Operating Partner. In this role, he provides strategic support and financial expertise to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies with a focus on the India & Asia-Pacific region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2013, Alok served as Group Chief Financial Officer at WNS Group, where he helped lead the company through significant expansion and transformation. Prior to that, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of MphasiS BFL Group (now part of the Hewlett-Packard Company) and served in a number of accounting and finance roles at other firms, including I.T.C. Limited and PwC. Alok is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Managing Director Mumbai
Shantanu Rastogi ×
Shantanu Rastogi is a Managing Director and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors in the India & Asia-Pacific region. He rejoined General Atlantic in 2013 after working at the firm from 2005 to 2007. Previously, Shantanu was a Principal at Apax Partners, and prior to that, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Sharad Bhojnagarwala ×
Sharad Bhojnagarwala is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the India and Southeast Asia regions. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Sharad was an Investment Professional at TVS Capital where he focused on investments in the mid-cap Consumer sector among others. Before that, he worked in technology roles at various companies in Boston, including EMC, Lucent Technologies, Trebia Networks, and ZipDiner.com.
Vice President Mumbai
Vishesh Tayal ×
Vishesh Tayal is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the India and Southeast Asia regions. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Vishesh was an Investment Professional at ICICI Venture where he focused on investments in financial services and consumer sectors. Prior to that, he was a Senior Associate at The Boston Consulting Group in New Delhi and has also worked at Inductis, a New York-based analytics consulting firm.
Operating Director Mumbai
Asha Krishnan ×
Asha Krishnan is an Operating Director at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s portfolio companies in India and South East Asia with a focus on human capital. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, she was a Senior Vice President in IDFC First Bank, where she headed Talent Acquisition for the bank and HR for the Operations and Technology verticals. Prior to that, Asha worked with Tata Sons, where she rendered support to Boards and Nomination & Remuneration Committees of Tata companies. Asha also held roles in the HR consulting practice of Ernst & Young and has driven multiple engagements across the HR value chain for companies spanning multiple sectors.
Senior Associate Mumbai
Ruchi Seth ×
Ruchi Seth is a Senior Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across India & South East Asia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Ruchi was an Investment Professional at L Catterton in Mumbai. Prior to that, she was at Avendus Capital, an India headquartered investment bank.
Mukund Mundhra ×
Mukund Mundhra is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investment in India and Asia Pacific. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Mukund was an Investment Analyst at True North. Prior to that, Mukund worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Arpwood Capital.
Nitin Kulshreshtha ×
Nitin Kulshreshtha is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in India and Southeast Asia regions. Before joining General Atlantic in 2022, Nitin was an Investment Banking Analyst at J. P. Morgan.
Samir Shah ×
Samir Shah is an analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across India & South-East Asia. Before joining General Atlantic, Samir was working in the private equity group of Bain & Company. Prior to that, he founded India Grooming Club.