Vikas Choudhury, Partner of Pivot Ventures

Vikas Choudhury, Partner of Pivot Ventures

Mr. Vikas Choudhry is a leader in multinational public companies with expertise in creating value in the digital economy, having operated $1Bn businesses and invested in companies now upvalued over $10Bn.

President at Reliance Jio (BSE:RIL), India’s largest consumer conglomerate in digital platforms and retail. Led businesses including ecommerce (JioMart electronics and grocery), fintech (JioPay, JioPaymentsBank), content monetisation (JioAds, JioGames) and connectivity (Jio4Gsim, JioPhone). Also led and integrated acquisitions across tech and consumer companies.

Prior, MD & CEO India and Global Leadership of Aimia Inc (TSX:AIM), world’s largest data-driven marketing company, wherein he led SaaS led services growth in emerging markets (India, Indonesia, Portugal) and built & sold businesses in e-commerce (Nectar to Jio), and analytics (Fractal as strategic PE to Apax). Previously, a successful entrepreneur, having run businesses in luxury retail, investment banking, business intelligence, digital mapping, and high-tech security across US and Asia.

One of India’s earliest investors in venture capital across stages, advisory board and IC member in VC funds and founder of family office, Pivot Ventures. Investor in 75+ portfolio companies with 10 exits (Fractal, Zipdial, WellnessForever) / IPOs (PolicyBazaar, Nazara, Oyo) / unicorns (InMobi, Myntra, Druva). Other upvalued investments include Dunzo, Khatabook, Rapido, Exotel, Koo, GoKwik, Animall, Farmart, Renee Cosmetics, Goat Brands and several others. Portfolio companies have raised over $2Bn and total valued over $30Bn.

Alumni, Harvard Business School and MBA from University of Pittsburgh and University of Bombay. Also Co-President, Harvard Alumni Club of Mumbai and a National Award winning photographer.