About Kaushik, Founder Elevate

Majority of my career in Investment Banking & Private Equity:

  • Goldman Sachs: Associate, then promoted to Vice President in Investment Banking Division, leading some of the largest ever M&A deals

  • Private Equity Principal by age 28 and Director by 30 (Goldman's $100bn fund and Varde's $15bn fund), investing in financial services and technology companies and building private equity businesses globally

  • MBA from UChicago Booth School of Business at age 25

  • Started my career in management consulting at Deloitte, advising Fortune 500 clients on strategic & operational decisions

 

Over my career, I've worked on some of the largest  transactions ever in the financial services industry:

  • Lead Associate / VP on GE’s $100bn global divestiture of GE Capital

  • Lead Associate / VP on the $3bn IPO of Synchrony (largest IPO since Facebook)

  • Lead Associate / VP on the $50bn sale of GE’s Commercial Finance businesses

  • Lead Associate / VP on the $20bn spin-off of Synchrony

  • Advising Apple on Apple Card Launch

 

During my time at Goldman, Deloitte and beyond, I've served in several prominent people management & leadership roles:

  • Chief of Staff, Goldman Sachs Investment Banking - Financial Institutions Group

  • Lead, Goldman Sachs Analyst & Associate Recruiting Committees

  • Lead, Goldman Sachs Analyst & Associate Promotion Committees

  • At Deloitte, one of 10 nationally to serve on the National Consulting Leadership Council, and also led the Deloitte Analyst Recruiting Team