Experience : 8 Years
Office : VIKASA Capital, Oklahoma City
Roshan is the founder of VIKASA Capital. Inspired by vision of creating a values oriented approach to investment management, VIKASA Capital was established in Oklahoma City in 2012. Roshan utilizes his experience, across asset class, to develop the state’s first FDI Route into India. Roshan is dedicated to his community. He works with many foundations including serving on the Board of Allied Arts, Hall Center for Mind, Body, Spirit. Most of all, he likes to help to build reading rooms with Russell Westbrook and the Why Not Foundation.
Mick Cornett became Oklahoma City’s 35th mayor on March 2, 2004, and served until April 10, 2018. He was the first mayor in the City’s history to be elected to a fourth term, and at the end of his term was the longest-serving mayor among the 50 largest cities in America.
His leadership was instrumental in bringing the NBA to OKC, and he famously put the entire city on a diet to raise awareness on the national issue of obesity. During his time in office, Oklahoma City invested nearly $2 billion in schools and infrastructure dedicated to improve the city’s quality of life. That investment generated nearly $6 billion in private sector investment.
He is one of the nation’s foremost spokesmen for municipal issues. Former Mayor Cornett is frequently asked to speak to Congress, the White House and national media on behalf of cities across the nation.
Office : VIKASA, Oklahoma City
David is passionate about energy and education, which he blends on a daily basis in his role as Executive Director of the Ronnie K. Irani Center for Energy Solutions at the University of Oklahoma. He also remains engaged in the energy industry as President & Chief Executive Officer of Brownstone Energy, a private oil and natural gas investment firm. David serves on the board of directors for VIKASA Capital, SportForward, Global Sports Partners, The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. He earned three degrees from the University of Oklahoma and earned his doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California.
Bryan joins VIKASA as Managing Director of VIKASA Capital. With over 14+ years of experience, Bryan’s wealth of knowledge across multiple sectors is a valuable asset to VIKASA. He has distinguished leadership in the private banking industry, where he served as Market Leader and Vice President, Wealth Management Group for Bank of the West. Additionally, he has served as Vice President for Bank of Oklahoma, cultivating and managing relationships with high net worth individuals. Bryan’s leadership in the Family Office space led him to develop and implement the family office’s strategic investment and operational plan. He also served as Manager of Corporate Planning for RKI Energy Resources, where he drove success in company policies, documentation and reporting efforts as well as expanding corporate banking relationships. Bryan has also served as VP of Sales or Morgan Financial Group, Investment Specialist and Business Development Officer for Arvest Bank Group.
Experience : 3 Years
Maggie has an active role as Chief Administrative Officer at VIKASA Capital. She works directly with the founder / CEO Roshan Pujari. Maggie has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, where she served as President of the College of Allied Health Student Association in 2008. Maggie also has a background in the arts. She danced professionally for four years with Oklahoma City Ballet and recently chaired the OKC Ballet Ball annual fundraiser; which raised the most amount of funds in the history of the company. Maggie is active in the arts community and has personally hosted numerous fundraisers. Maggie also owned her own yoga studio for thirteen years and continues to be an advocate for health and wellness.
Experience : 15 years
Office : VIKASA, India
Anupam joins VIKASA as a Director in India. With over 15+ years’ experience in Fund raising and Corporate advisory across sectors and geographies his experience across sectors includes Infra, Renewables, Financial Services, Education, Tech and Consumer. He has led M&A and Equity Fund Raising Mandates, covering structuring, valuation, negotiations and closures in tightly run and complex transactions. His work has taken him to various countries, having worked in India and Middle East along with rich exposure across assignments with European and South East based clients. Anupam has a strong connection with institutional investors, e.g. venture capital funds, pension funds, private investors, NBFCs and commercial banks.
Experience : 12 Years
Dhritiman serves on the investment committee. He has a background in global investments.
Experience : 6 years
Office : VIKASA, Asia & Middle East
Vinit joins VIKASA as the Director, Business Development, Asia & Middle East. With over 6 years experience in offshore sales, his experience across Prime Broking includes Business Development, Institutional Roadshows, Custody, and Clearing. Previously, Vinit worked at Edelweiss where he was a key member of the Asia Sales team. He developed & nurtured relationships across the financial community which led him to play a crucial role in scaling up business in Asia and receive accolades for his achievements. He started his career as an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley servicing Hedge Funds & Family Offices in Asia. Vinit has cleared his Masters in Finance with Distinction from MET College, Mumbai. He also holds the Account Technician (IPCC) certificate from ICAI and has cleared CFA level I.
Lindsey joins the VIKASA Capital team as Office Manager. She supports the Oklahoma City office by assisting Chief Administrative Officer Maggie Clayton and CEO Roshan Pujari with daily functions. Lindsey has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication from the University of Oklahoma. Upon graduation, she served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya before moving to Tokyo, Japan where she taught young children at an international school and participated in volunteer projects promoting environmental sustainability. Upon returning to Oklahoma City, she became active in the arts during her tenure at the Oklahoma Film + Music Office where she specialized in digital and print marketing, graphic design, event management and community partnerships. She also serves as Sponsorship Chair on the board for the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival where she has secured several sponsorships and grants for the annual event.
Experience : 6 Years
Office : VIKASA, Mauritius
Rakhee Heeraloll serves as Fund Manager and Investment Analyst at VIKASA Mauritius. She is responsible for the investment management responsibilities, asset management, and the business of operating the company including human resources and leadership. She has good data analysis skills, the ability to think strategically and work with very detailed data while keeping an eye of the bigger picture (micro/macro- economic factors) and the skill to develop and give succinct, informational and actionable presentations.
Prior to joining VIKASA, Rakhee has worked in Luxembourg and Belgium, gathering knowledge in French accounting. She also has a background in working with GBC structures, with experience in financial closing and reporting process and preparation of statutory tax returns. Rakhee has worked in an investment holding company as well, as an executive, where she got a good grasp of fund accounting (CIS Expert Funds) and reporting including the administration aspects.
She holds a degree in Finance from University of Mauritius and to accentuate her business management capabilities and same time getting financial knowledge in a more in-depth and systematic way she is currently pursuing her MBA(specialism: Finance) studies with Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, UK.
Experience : – Years
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Experience : 5 years
Experience : 10 Years
Office : VIKASA Capital, Oklahoma City
Michael Thompson was a co-founder and creative director for a Denver based digital marketing agency that opened its doors in 2009. In 2015, Michael moved to Oklahoma city to start a new agency and take on a roll with VIKASA Capital. With a strong focus in branding, print, and web design, Michael now serves as System Administrator and Marketing Chair for VIKASA Capital.
Experience : 16 Years
Anousha serves as Business Development Manager at VIKASA Mauritius. She has 16 years of excellence in business management and customer service. Anousha is specialized in digital marketing including social selling, identifying of market trends and influencing factors affecting customers within the industry. She has experience in identifying gaps in the business, develops and executes strategic recommendations that lead to market growth using digital research in tandem with social tools and platforms to target key decision makers and capture vital information for the CRM. Anousha helps with the post-sales process to manage accounts socially and digitally to leverage cross-selling and up-selling opportunities.
Experience : 1 year
Kiran joins VIKASA as an Associate in India. She is currently working
on her MBA at the School of Business Management in Mumbai.
Experience : 8 Years
Rani Pujari is Fund Accountant for VIKASA Capital Advisors India. She oversees the NAV reports and factsheets every month. Rani has a background in Fund Accounting at Northern Trust. She joined VIKASA in 2012. Rani is located in Banglore, India.
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