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Chicago Booth Alumni Club

Chicago Booth

Network, learn, socialize, and stay connected with Chicago Booth alumni in your area.

About Us

Club Leadership

Akshay Sethi, '07: President and Regional Vice-President, New Delhi

Akshay returned to The Stellar Group, his Real Estate development business in India. Prior to his return, he worked at McKinsey & Company in their New York office. Previously, Akshay also worked at the World Bank, where he helped develop public policies on health, education, and labor market reform in Europe and Central Asia.

Mihir Shah, '10: Regional Vice-President for Admissions and Regional Vice-President, Mumbai

Mihir is an Associate at India Capital, a Mumbai based hedge fund, where he focuses on public equity investments in the Indian markets. He was previously at Goldman Sachs in New York, Tokyo, London and Bangalore in the equities technology group. Mihir holds an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago, where he was named a Siebel Scholar. He also holds a Master’s degree in computer science from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree in computer technology from VJTI, Mumbai.

Murali Krishnan, '11: Regional Vice-President, Bangalore

Sarath Naru, '83: Regional Vice-President, Chennai

Ramu Kallepalli, '04: Regional Vice-President, Hyderabad

Nat Iyer, '00: Regional Admissions Coordinator, Bangalore

Nat is currently with Egon Zehnder International, a global executive search firm. Earlier, he was a Practice Head, Global Delivery India Center with Hewlett Packard, Bangalore and prior to that Senior Product Manager with Siebel Systems in San Mateo. Earlier he was President with NitraTech Consulting, in Houston, and a Principal Consultant with Oracle Corporation, in Houston as well. Nat has a MBA from the University of Chicago, has a Masters in Science from Industrial and Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US and a B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagapur, India.

Praveen Chennareddy, '05: Past President

Praveen is a Principal at Gaja Capital Partners, a Mumbai based private equity firm. Prior to joining Gaja, he worked on alternative investments for Merrill Lynch in New York, where he focused on fund raising and analysis of private equity opportunities. Praveen has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in economics from Northwestern University.