Puneet, based in New York, heads the US business for Avendus across products and sectors. In this role Puneet has established the US presence of Avendus Capital, a leading, global full service investment bank. Prior to Avendus, Puneet was the Head of Management Consulting at EXL/Inductis (New York) and led the global P&L for the consulting business comprising of 80+ strategy consultants. His areas of specialty include financial services and international business where he led over 40 engagements creating over a billion dollar of bottom-line impact for Fortune 500 clients. As a Board member and a leader from the early stages at Inductis, he built Inductisí consulting practice into a highly regarded brand in the US and was instrumental in its merger with EXL. Post merger he was also a member of Advisory Council for EXL/Inductis which subsequently went public in 2006. Prior to Inductis, Puneet has worked with international business advisory practice of Arthur Andersen, financial services & strategy practices of Mitchell Madison Group (New York) and in equity research at Morgan Stanley (Mumbai). Puneet is also one of the pioneers for the BPO industry having advised a number of Fortune 500 clients from early days of globalization of operations in 1999, leading to the establishment of one of the largest financial services operations in Philippines and India. He has been a speaker on issues of globalization at a number of international conferences and panels in US and Europe. He also led the India investments initiative for Inductis focusing on investing in emerging high value business services. Puneet holds an MBA, IIM Ahmedabad, a Masters in Engineering Management, IIT Kanpur and a BS (EE), IIT Kanpur.
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