Ramakant Vempati

Co-founder of Touchkin, India.

Ramakant is a data scientist with over 20 years of experience in impact investing & operations at the world’s most respected organisations. Earlier, Ramakant worked at Goldman Sachs International in London as a COO supporting a multi-billion-dollar capital markets business; and at Barclays Capital in their global strategy team. Ramakant has also served as a senior advisor to a UN-World Bank backed entity, building a social impact investment portfolio across 11 countries. Earlier, he was a management consultant with Booz & Co in London. Ramakant started his career as part of the TAS, where he worked in the Tata group’s venture incubator. His work has won professional excellence awards at Booz & Co and the Thomson-Reuters Ethical Finance Innovation award. He has spoken on analytics, impact evaluation and social investment at forums including the ILO in Geneva and UC Berkeley. Born and brought up in India, Ramakant has lived and worked in 18 countries and four continents. A graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, he holds an MBA from London Business School where he was a merit scholar.

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