Pratik Poddar

Bangalore, India

Pratik graduated from IIT Bombay with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering. After graduation, he started his career with Morgan Stanley as a quant analyst / algorithmic trader working on building mathematical models to hedge risks in Japanese Mortgages and trading US Equity ETFs. Post Morgan Stanley, Pratik worked at Blackstone Private equity where he evaluated deals in restaurant, financial technologies, education and consumer electronics products in India. Prior to joining Nexus, Pratik spent three years working on his startups in social e-commerce and content platforms where he experienced firsthand the challenges of building a company.

At Nexus, Pratik is committed to working alongside technology entrepreneurs and work with them to create large sustainable businesses creating impact in lives of millions of people. When not working, Pratik enjoys traveling, reading business books, cooking, and solving math puzzles.