Kartik is a Co-Founder and the Managing Partner of Aspada Investment Advisors and also acts as the fund advisor for the SONG Fund through Aspada Capital Advisors. Prior, he was with Lightspeed Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm with over $2 billion under management, where he was a founding member of the India office. Earlier, Kartik was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. Kartik currently serves on the Boards of Be Well Hospitals, SV Agri, LEAF, Xamcheck, Capital Float, and Eye-Q Vision.