"Ashish Patel joined Aureos in September 2011 and serves as Partner for Asia with a specific focus on India. Ashish has been involved with growth companies for over 15 years and has strategic, operational and investment experience. Before joining Aureos he was head of Strategy, Emerging Markets and Corporate Development at AVG Technologies where he also served as a Board Member until 2010. Prior to AVG he was Managing Director for Intel Capital in Europe where he invested and exited from some of the leading European PE success stories including Yandex, Suse, AVG and also was responsible for a number of Intel’s European acquisitions and integrations. Over the last decade, Ashish has led investments in over 40 young businesses in Europe, Africa, Asia and US with direct responsibility for a $1.2bn+ investment portfolio. Ashish was an Investment Director with Actis, a global PE investor in emerging markets focused on IT and Communications, before joining Intel. Ashish qualified as an ACA with Coppers & Lybrand where he was engaged with corporate finance advisory activity, mainly with large cap international businesses. Ashish graduated in Economics from London School of Economics in London."