Jacob Kurian

Partner (Bangalore), NSR

Kurian joined New Silk Route Advisors in April 2007 and focuses on private equity opportunities. Prior to joining NSR, Jacob was one of the Partners of the India Consumer Growth Fund which aimed to take advantage of the opportunities created by the strong consumption growth in the Indian economy. Previously, in 2003, as President of the Indian operations of Laureate Inc., he led the effort to establish India’s largest multi-disciplinary private university. Previously, Jacob worked for the Tata Group as an officer of the prestigious Tata Administrative Service. Previously, in 1996, Jacob became Chief Marketing Officer of the watch business at Titan. Previously, Kurian was at Tata Unisys Limited for ten years.