Introducing Sid Talwar as a Pecha Kucha Speaker!

Sid is currently a co-founder at VTA, a boutique advisory firm thatworks exclusively with Oakhill Capital, a private equity fund based out of New York.Sid is very active in the online community in India, both as an investor and an advisor. He is on the advisory board of GSF Superangels and Iamwire.com. He is an investor at shopclues.com (India’s 5th largest e-commerce site), missmalini.com (India’s largest fashion blog), Allschoolstuff.com (India’s largest online store for school supplies), embibe.com and Quandl.com. Sid is also an Ambassador to Magic Bus, one of India’s largest NGOs which support children’s education in India.

In 2001, Sid founded Evolv, a training and education company. Evolv got funded by Singapore Technologies (SGX: STE) in 2002. In 2007, Sid sold Evolv to NIIT Ltd (NSE: NIITLTD). At the time, Evolv had 250 employees who trained 45,000 people a year. Over the next 4 years, Sid continued to head Evolv as a subsidiary while also heading NIIT’s joint venture with Genpact (NYSE:G), Uniqua.

Sid got his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College

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