Krishnan Vaidyanathan Managing Director

Mr. Krishnan Vaidyanathan has around 12 years of experience in US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

For the past 2 years, Krishnan has advised private equity backed portfolio companies in outsourcing, hospitality and agri sectors in West, Central and East Africa on growth strategy, marketing and operational improvement.

Prior to this, Krishnan advised the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Saudi Arabia on the set up of the country’s consumer and competition protection authorities. He has also worked at The Boston Consulting Group’s London, Stockholm and New York offices where he worked on cost reduction, strategy formulation, due diligence, organization design and sales force improvement
Krishnan’s experience of sectors includes retail, consumer goods, mining, agriculture, hospitality, telecom and the public sector.

Previous roles include engineering and product management roles at Nokia and strategy and M&A roles at Symbian.

Mr. Vaidyanathan holds an MBA from INSEAD business school in France and a Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering