Investment Partner, Omidyar Network
Badri is an Investment Partner at Omidyar Network India, where he leads the Emerging Tech strategy and related investments and the Portfolio Support function of the firm. He is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities in early stage tech startups with potential for high impact for the mass market in India.
Since 2010, Badri has led & managed investments and served on the Boards of companies such as Dailyhunt, 1MG, Healthkart, Quikr, Vistaar, Indifi, Axio and Aspiring Minds (sold to SHL).
Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Badri served as a vice president, investments and fund operations at Xander Advisors, a private equity firm focusing on real estate investments in India. Previously, Badri worked in the financial risk management division at Exl Service, a leading provider of business process outsourcing services, and in the assurance and business advisory services division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers India, where he worked on statutory and tax audits, due diligence reviews, and feasibility studies for top MNCs.
Badri is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. He graduated with an MBA from the Indian School of Business, where he made the dean’s list, and earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Madras.