Mr. Vikas Mehrotra (Director): Vik is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Venus Capital Management, Inc, Boston, MA, USA. Vik has been actively investing in Asia since 1989 and founded Venus in 1994 for investing in India.  Venus focusses on low risk, alpha generating strategies from India. Venus recently started an NBFC in India, funded by US pension plans. Venus and its strategic partners have offices in Boston, London and Delhi.Vik regularly speaks at several conferences on emerging markets including the Absolute Return Symposium in New York, Annual Institutional Investment Conference in San Francisco, Annual Mar-Hedge European Conference in Geneva, Terrapin in Hong Kong and GAIM USA conference in Boca Raton.

Prior to founding Venus, Vik worked at UBS. Vik has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneur (www.tie.org), Boston chapter, and a member of the Young Presidents Organization (www.ypo.org), New England chapter.