Gaurav Sethi is the Founder and Managing Partner of Vivtera, a reliable, results-driven global business transformation services partner focused on gaining Financial Services and fast-growth tech companies a significant competitive edge. An accomplished business leader with over two decades of experience and know-how in business transformations and the financial services industry, he is accomplished at strategy, M&A, risk, operations, client relationship management, business development, complex deal structuring and pursuits. Gaurav has been backed by leading Global Private Equity firm Warburg Pincus for his new venture.
Gaurav started his career in Financial Services with the Bank of America, covering management responsibilities in Operations, Risk, and Project Finance and developing Client relationships followed by a stint in GE’s Structured Finance Group before moving to Genpact.
In his most recent role over the last 10 years, Gaurav led Genpact’s global Corporate Development & Strategic Commercial Deals function where he played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s strategy, investment priorities, acquisitions and partnerships. He has steered and executed several acquisitions and carve-outs that created significant strategic and financial value.
Gaurav has also been responsible for germinating and running the Strategic Commercial Deal Team for large complex deals that played a key role in driving organic growth for the company over the last 4 years.
In the initial years post Genpact’s carve- from GE, Gaurav was the sales leader for Genpact and responsible for winning multiple high-value deals that laid the foundation for successful commercialization.
He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. Gaurav is an avid golfer, marathoner and swimmer, and enjoys trekking across the globe. He is also an angel investor and mentors early-stage businesses that are driving disruptive business models.