Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Surya Mantha

Surya Mantha has over two decades of experience spanning Business Operations, Management Consulting, Investing and Corporate Research. Prior to joining Peepul Capital, he was the CEO of Saregama India Ltd. Previously; he worked as Director – Investments with Omidyar Network, where he led investments in Consumer Internet and Digital Media. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Web18 (Network18’s Digital and Mobile businesses). Surya also spent several years with RealNetworks in Seattle and with PRTM Management Consultants in Washington DC having starting his career with Xerox Corporation in their Research Centre in New York.

Surya has a B.Tech. from IIT – Kanpur, MS from Virginia Tech, PhD from the University of Utah, and an MBA from the William E. Simon School at the University of Rochester.

Venu Chittoory

Venu Chittoory is a Chartered Accountant with over two decades of experience in managing Finance and Statutory compliance for large multinational enterprises. He has significant exposure to Audit, Venture Capital Funding, Finance and Accounting, M&A, Financial Due Diligence and Private Equity Fund operations.

Prior to Peepul Capital, Venu was with Cognizant Technology Solutions Limited, managing Finance, Human Resources and Administration of their European operations.

P. Hariharan

Investment Manager

Hari joined Peepul capital in early 2015. He focuses on IT/ITES, consumer internet, education & healthcare.

He brings 5+ years of experience, spanning investment banking, private equity & management consulting. Prior to joining Peepul, Hari was with Veda Corporate Advisors for 3 years, advising companies on private equity and M&A transactions. . He has worked across sectors including Technology, Healthcare, Media & Consumer. Previously, he worked with Rothschild Private Equity and Accenture Strategy Consulting. Earlier in his career, Hari was a Member Technical Staff in the database development team at Oracle Server Technologies.

Hari has a B.Tech from the College of Engineering, Guindy (University gold medalist) and an MBA from IIM Bangalore.