Shekar Narasimhan

Shekar Narasimhan

Board Member

Shekar Narasimhan is Managing Partner at Beekman Advisors and Chairman of Papillon Capital. He is also the Co-Founder of the Emergent Institute in Bangalore, India. Shekar is a Member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and a Member of the Board for Housing and Community Development for the State of Virginia. Prior to this, he was Chairman & CEO of WMF Group, a publicly traded commercial mortgage financial services company & one of the largest such firms in the US before it was acquired by Prudential in 2000. Shekar served on several boards including Indiaspora and is an Industry Industry Fellow at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India and an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.