Rudra is a Corporate Leader and Investment Professional with over 23 years experience in Fintech, Digital Payments, eCommerce, Venture Investing, Leadership of Growth Businesses, Real Estate and Asset backed Private Equity, Green Technology Investments, Blockchain, Technology businesses and Investment Banking.
Rudra is the Co-Founder of Green Frontier Capital, India’s first-ever Climate Tech Fund. GFC invests in early stage companies which are focused on delivering breakthrough innovation in Green Frontier industries such as Electric Mobility, FoodTech, AgTech, Renewable Energy, BioFuels, Waste Management, Clean Water etc.
Prior to starting GFC, Rudra has successfully built and turned around high growth businesses across sectors like Fintech & Ecommerce. He was the Executive Director and CFO of Paytm Mall which was India’s third largest eCommerce company by volume at the time. He was the CEO and MD of Saxobank (India) for over 5 years (Asset Management, Fintech, Remittances, Macro Research). Prior to that he spent time on Wall Street, Technology and Private Equity in Europe for over 10 years. Rudra is an active angel investor in the US and India.
Rudra is Honorary President, Khushii NGO – India’s preeminent private educational charity with over 45000 beneficiaries across India.
Rudra is an MBA from Cornell University & did his Undergraduate Degree at Shriram College of Commerce.