Pramod Bhasin is an Operating Partner at Kedaara Capital, an India-focused private equity firm. Pramod’s career spans a professional and entrepreneurial journey in Financial Services and Business Process Management across the globe.
He founded Genpact, a global leading company in Business Process Management, in 1997 and was its President & CEO till June 2011. Under his leadership, Genpact pioneered in the BPO industry in many countries including India and China; its market capitalization grew from US $500 million in 2005 to over US $3.5 billion when he retired. Genpact is acknowledged today as the leader in its industry with over 75,000 employees across 17 countries and over US $2 billion in revenues.
Prior to Genpact, his career with GE Capital spanned 25 years across the US, UK and Asia. He was earlier the CEO of GE Capital in India & Asia and prior to that worked with GE Capital in Stamford, CT in the Leveraged Buy Out group.
In September 2016, Pramod along with partners acquired the businesses of GE Capital – India, now known as Clix Capital. He is the Chairman of Clix Capital, which is a broad based NBFC, focused on providing digital platforms and financial services to commercial companies and consumers across India.
Pramod is the co-founder of Asha Impact, Virtual Fund focused on Social Impact Investments and Advocacy. He is an active investor in different companies, from start-ups to ongoing businesses. He has also co-founded the Skills Academy that focuses on providing vocational skills training to lower income youth in villages across the country. The Skills Academy has trained over 50,000 students and placed majority of them in jobs, post training.
Pramod serves on the Boards of DLF Ltd, SRF Ltd and NDTV. He is also on the governing Board of ICRIER, Help Age and The Shri Ram School. He has been the Chairman of Nasscom and noted “IT Man of the Year” by Dataquest in 2010.
Pramod is a Chartered Accountant from Thomas McLintock & Co., London, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University.