Dharmendra has over 20 years experience in CFO/COO roles working with fast paced technology businesses in a variety of sectors ranging from telecoms to digital media.
This has given him valuable insights into different types of technology businesses and the challenges in developing their SaaS revenue models and ultimately the funding strategies required to finance the business plan execution. Having raised over $100m over in funding, he has also been involved in three strategic exits on behalf of investors.
His experiences of being a co-founder of a leading healthcare start-up, has enabled entrepreneurial businesses to leverage his extensive experience and network in support of developing their funding, commercial and operational strategies. In many cases he has managed the end to end funding process from seed, venture funding to ultimately their exit strategy. With a strong eye for detail Dharmendra brings a wealth of knowledge on central systems, including non-financial systems, and has implemented finance functions in many of the organisations he has been involved with.
Dharmendra has a keen interest in keeping aware of disruptive technology trends and mentor start-ups on incubator programs helping them evolve their business plans into fundable propositions. More recently he has been focused working with business intelligence technologies and how they can be used to generate better strategic business insights
He previously worked in the corporate finance team at PwC London and then as an investment director for a technology based private equity fund. In his private time Dharmendra is a keen cyclist and has a passion for music playlist curation.