Hariharan leads the India investment advisory team. He has over eight years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Before DSGCP, he spent four years as a Vice President at Peepul Capital Investment Advisors, a buyout fund with a strong focus on consumer brands. The fund had backed brands such as Unibic cookies, KLAY Child Care Chain, 24 Mantra organic food, Sumeru frozen food, Ecom express and Voylla fashion jewelry. Prior to that, Hariharan worked with Veda Corporate Advisors, Rothschild Private Equity and Accenture Management Consulting.
His investment experience includes KLAY Child Care Chain, Voylla fashion jewelry and Medall diagnostics. He has served on the Board of Directors of KLAY, Voylla, Revx (Komli Media) and TeleDNA in the past. Hariharan has an MBA from IIM Bangalore, a B.Tech in Information Technology and a B.E in Manufacturing Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy where he was the University Gold Medalist.