Ajit Nedungadi

Chief Executive Officer

Ajit chairs the Investment Committee, co-heads firm management, along with Chairman Brian Conway, and oversees TA’s European strategy.

Joining in 1999, Ajit has been at TA for 22 years. Named Managing Partner in January 2017 and CEO in January 2021, he has chaired or co-chaired the firm’s Investment Committee since 2016 and has been on the Executive Committee since 2009. Ajit founded TA’s European efforts in 2003 which has since invested over $5 billion in equity capital.

Career Highlights

  • Sponsored 28 investments, 25 of which are fully or partially exited, totalling over $3.5 billion of invested capital
  • Been on the deal Investment Committee for more than 150 investments over the last five years.
  • Sponsored investments in Europe, the US and India across technology, asset management, payments, medical devices, healthcare services, insurance brokerage, telecom and consumer
  • Significant technology experience – nine software, three telecom, one semiconductor and two eCommerce investments
  • Exits include eight strategic sales, four IPOs and six secondary sales to PE

Former Experience

  • Trilogy Software
  • Investcorp International
  • Credit Suisse First Boston

Education

  • Harvard Business School – MBA, Baker Scholar
  • Yale University – BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Electrical Engineering and Economics

Board Representation

Current

  • The Access Group
  • Eurowag
  • ITRS

Former

  • Alma Lasers
  • CIPRÉS
  • CMOSIS
  • DNCA Finance
  • Drive Assist
  • eDreams
  • Idea Cellular
  • Interswitch
  • ION Investment Group
  • ION Trading
  • SmartStream Technologies
  • Sophos
  • WIND TELECOM

Former Active Investor

  • AVG Technologies
  • Dr Lal PathLabs
  • Jupiter Fund Management
  • M and M Direct

Other

  • Board of Advisors of the Jackson Institute, Yale University

Featured Investments