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Sanjeev Chachondia

Operating Partner, New Silk Route Advisors

Sanjeev is an Operating Partner at New Silk Route Advisors since 2009. New Silk Route (NSR) is a leading Asia-focused growth capital firm founded in 2006 with $1.4 billion under management, focused on the Indian subcontinent as well as other rapidly growing economies in Asia and the Middle East.  Sanjeev’s responsibilities at NSR include helping the existing portfolio companies in Telecom sector and Solar energy space grow and also exploring new opportunities in Telecom, Technology, Defense, Railways and Renewable energy sectors.

Before joining NSR, Sanjeev was Chief Executive Officer of BPL Mobile Communications Limited (renamed as Loop Mobile India Limited), where he led the team to increase market share, grow operating profit and transition the brand. Other positions held by him were COO of Essar Telecom Infrastructure, Vice President – Corporate Planning & Strategy at Tata Teleservices Ltd, General Manager at Tata Power Broadband, and Head of Strategy & Planning at BPL Broadband. Sanjeev has also worked with Indian Railways as an IRSSE officer of UPSC’87 batch.

Sanjeev holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Government Engineering College, Jabalpur. He is from first batch of Management graduates from Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Sanjeev has a passion for learning and sharing. He visits many management institutes as a guest speaker and has presented papers in national and international conferences. He was an Adjunct Faculty at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay from July 2010 to July 2014.