Vivek Joshi has more than 22 years of global multifunctional work experience. He joined the Kotak Private Equity team in 2007.
In a 12-year stint with Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), a subsidiary of Unilever Plc, Vivek worked in business management, innovation management and supply chain management projects. He was a member and leader of international teams, turned around a loss-making business, managed international innovation projects and set up and ran Greenfield factories.
Prior to joining HUL, Vivek was part of a technical consulting organization in California, US. He was responsible for client management, new business development and was an expert in remediation and process technology. He also served stints in specialty and large scale manufacturing companies in Florida and California.
Vivek is a graduate in chemical engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, and has a Masters degree in chemical engineering from the Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, USA. He also has a post-graduate degree in management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, with a focus on strategic management.