Vivek is based in McKinsey’s Mumbai office. He coleads our Private Equity & Principal Investor Practice globally, and heads the practice across Asia-Pacific, serving the world’s leading investors and shareholders on investment strategy, operations, origination, transformations, and exits. Among shareholders, Vivek serves family-owned businesses, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and private equity funds. Prior to this role, Vivek led our Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice, advising leading companies on strategy, operations, sales, and M&A.
Recent engagements include end-to-end sales and EBITDA transformation of a technology company and telecom carrier, product innovation for a major software player, new business building for a media broadcaster and cloud player, predictive analytics led dealer sales transformation for an automotive original equipment manufacturer, and major cross-border acquisitions in media, pharmaceuticals and auto parts. Vivek supports investor clients across a wide range of sectors, including real estate, chemicals, cement, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, film production, cable TV, textiles, retail, IT services, auto components, and payments. Vivek’s current research focuses on private-equity industry development, social impact investing and investor strategies that improve shareholder returns and persistence.
Vivek serves as a trustee of the Aspen Institute India, as director of St. Jude’s Cancer Care Centers, on the board of governors of The Doon School and the Avasara Leadership Academy.
Vivek joined McKinsey in New York, where he was elected a partner. He has worked in offices across North America, Europe, Japan, and India.