Hrishikesh (HK) Gupta
HK is an Analyst, Portfolio Manager and Principal and a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Sustainable Growth Advisers in 2014, HK was a Senior Analyst at MDR Capital Management, a long / short equity hedge fund, and an Associate Managing Director at Iridian Asset Management. HK followed the Technology, Telecommunications, Industrials, Basic Commodity and Refiners sectors while at MDR and Iridian. He also worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and advised industrials and financials’ clients on private placements and M&A. Prior to that, HK spent three years in industry as a Product and Program Manager at Amazon.com and, as part of their strategic executive division, led the launch of Amazon’s Japanese and German merchant platforms.
HK holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA with specialization in Corporate Finance from the Stern School of Business at NYU. He is fluent in Hindi.