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Ajit Nedungadi

Chief Executive Officer

TA Associates

London, UK

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Ajit Nedungadi’s Biography

Ajit Nedungadi is Chief Executive Officer and chairs the Investment Committee at TA Associates. He also heads TA’s European efforts out of London and is active in the firm’s investments in India. He has been at TA for over 20 years.

Ajit serves on many boards and advisory councils and is an investor in the financial, medical and technology sectors. A Baker Scholar graduate of Harvard Business School, Ajit also earned a BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Yale University.

Ajit’s primary focus is in the technology industry, having also sponsored investments across the asset management, insurance brokerage, medical device and healthcare services and consumer/e-commerce sectors.

Previously, Ajit worked in New York for investment banks, specialising in Mergers and Acquisitions and leveraged buyout transactions.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Newsfeed

Business Wire
TA Associates Announces Global Staff Promotions

Ajit Nedungadi is mentioned in Business Wire regarding his latest appointment as Chief Executive Officer of TA Associates. Ajit said: “The long list of accomplishments of these professionals are indicative of the depth and breadth of talent of our global team and TA’s broad-based performance. We look forward to their continued contributions on behalf of TA, our portfolio companies and our limited partners.”  

Private Equity International
TA Associates: Why we’ll never sell a stake in ourselves

Managing Partner, Ajit Nedungadi, compares selling a stake in TA Associates to selling a family heirloom and explains why the firm would choose not to sell a stake.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Background

TA Associates
Chief Executive Officer
Jan 1999 - Present
TA is an investor that partners with owners and management teams to build outstanding businesses. Ajit became Managing Partner in January 2017 before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer in January 2021. He has also served as co-chair of TA's Investment Committee since 2016 and has been on the Executive Committee since 2009.
Investcorp
Associate
Jan 1994 - Dec 1996
New York, US
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, serving high-net-worth private and institutional clients.
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Current Board Positions

Access Technology Group
Board of Directors
Feb 2015 - Present
Colchester, UK
Loving software and passionate about how technology never stays the same. Access focus on success, whether it’s being in "The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For" list, or helping their 10,000 UK customers stay one step ahead of their industry and business challenges.
ITRS Group
Active Investor
London, UK
ITRS Group’s technology establishes and maintains operational resilience for businesses operating in demanding environments, by transforming the mass of raw data into meaningful information, ITRS helps enterprises run their IT estates intelligently, prevent outages and maximise efficiency.
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Previous Board Positions

CMOSIS
Board of Directors
Antwerp, BE
CMOSIS is a pure-play supplier of standard, off-the-shelf as well as custom area and line scan CMOS image sensors. Featuring global and rolling shutter, low noise, high dynamic range and high frame rates through high-speed on-chip ADC and digital interfaces.
CIPRÉS
Board of Directors
Paris, FR
CIPRÉS is an Insurance Wholesale Broker specialising in complementary health and death & disability insurance for self-employed individuals and small and medium enterprises.
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Philanthropy

Coach Core
Board of Advisors
London, UK
Ajit sits on the Advisory Board of Coach Core. The apprenticeship scheme gives young people aged 16-24 living in London & Glasgow the chance to become the next generation of inspirational coaches. Coach Core is a programme run by the Royal Foundation.

Ajit Nedungadi’s Education

Harvard Business School
MBA, Baker Scholar
1996 - 1998
Yale University
BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Electrical Engineering and Economics
1988 - 1992