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Aashish Bhinde Investment Banking Avendus Capital
Aashish Bhinde serves as Executive Director of Avendus Advisors. Mr. Bhinde served as Head of European operations at Avendus Advisors Private Ltd. He is a Senior Member of the Avendus Advisors's IT practice. He has a unique combination of investment management and operations management skills. Prior to joining Avendus, he managed the India office of VIEW Group, an international private equity firm headquartered in Boston. Prior to the VIEW Group, he founded Audiovortex, a services company that facilitated e-commerce transactions in the audio equipment and component industry. Mr. Bhinde previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Peerless Audio, India's largest exporter of high fidelity loudspeaker systems and components. Mr. Bhinde began his career with Colgate Palmolive in the sales and marketing function. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta and a BE from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani.
Mentor since June, 2014