Rajat Shail Kumar

Rajat is a Chartered Accountant with 21 years of professional experience in business & finance. He has top quality exposure in building corporate relationships and providing strategic direction for growth, performance improvement and risk management. Post career starting 8 years of Consulting work with EY and KPMG, Rajat worked with Vatika as Strategy & Finance Head for next six years where he delivered framework and strategy to achieve 8x growth in Revenues from INR 300 cr to INR 2400 cr. He also led initiatives to automate various systems and processes, assisted in closing financing transaction worth USD 500 Million including debt, structured debt and equity transactions. Prior to Co-Foudning Pcube Advisors, he was CFO and later CEO of GEMS Education (USD 3 Bn Enterprise) where he was heading its K-12 business in India having staff strength of 500+ and spearheaded expansion from 1 school to 12 schools.

Rajat is a Chartered Accountant by profession and entrepreneur by passion. He holds Bachelor's degree in commerce from esteemed Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. Rajat is also a co-founder/Mentor in a bootstrapped profitable start-up operating in more than 30 countries.

Ravi Gupta

Ravi is a Rank holder Chartered Accountant, CFA Charter holder from the CFA Institute USA and Commerce Graduate from SRCC with 17 years of experience of managing various facets of finance, building business strategies, valuation, investing and fund raise. Ravi Started his career with Maruti Suzuki Limited followed by Reckitt Benckiser India in their Corporate Finance Teams. Ravi then worked with Fidelity Investments for 6 years as a buy side Investment Analyst with a strong performance track record by demonstrating strong analytical skills and strategic thinking. Ravi possesses good understanding of multiple industries & business models and expertise in analyzing business/financial performance, evaluating business potential and valuation. At Fidelity, Ravi successfully delivered several Industry Reviews and also helped set up an offshore team for Research support. During his last stint as Finance & Strategy Head of GEMS Education India, he played an important role in formulating India business growth strategy from 1 school to 12 schools, raised and managed project debt portfolio of over Rs 300cr, restructured investment and holding structure of Gems India business, supported new business feasibility and acquisition and set up critical F&A systems and processes.