AlumniStartups Team

These are the Bainie volunteers helping others to succeed in their startup ambitions

Vishnu Chundi - UK Network Manager
Vishnu Chundi

Vishnu is a Fintech entrepreneur and has recently built Wonga’s peer to peer lending product Invest and Borrow. He has a Masters in Nanotechnology with distinction from the University of Cambridge. He is managing the AlumniStartups network in the UK, including events. Vishnu is a keen snooker enthusiast and lives in London.

Bain 2008-2010 (India)

Camilla Dolan - Deal Lead
Camilla Dolan

Camilla is an Investment Manager at MMC Ventures and has startup experience. She is driving investment opportunities using her deal and due diligence experience. Camilla lives in London and loves skiing.

Bain 2008-2013 (London, San Francisco, Tokyo)

Greg Lavery - Coordinator
Greg Lavery

Greg has worked around the world finding new value from more sustainable business approaches. He has started a number of companies including advisory firm Lavery/Pennell and Rype Office, an office furniture remanufacturing company. Greg co- founded and coordinates the Alumni Startups network from his base in London.

Bain 1998-2001 (Sydney, Stockholm)

Saahil Narang - Global Network Manager
Saahil Narang

Saahil is an entrepreneur in the education space and loves building networks. He has a new startup linking school students with mentors to assist with career choices. Saahil is both growing the Bain alumni startups network and helping members to gain full benefit from what it offers – from his base in Mumbai.

Bain 2012-2014 (India)

Irina Haivas - Healthcare Lead
Irina Haivas

Irina is a fully qualified medical doctor who has practised around the world. She helped build the Bain London healthcare practice and now works with a heathcare-focussed PE fund investing in European mid-market growth companies. As Healthcare Lead for AlumniStartups, Irina is helping health-related startups to succeed, while also providing expert insights on investment opportunities. Outside healthcare, Irina follows the arts and fashion.

Bain 2007-2014 (London)

Carolin Bonn-Meuser - Match-Maker
Carolin Bonn-Meuser

Carolin has a lot of experience in FS, both in business and consulting in Switzerland, Germany and UK. She has a passion for startups and linking people together which she is putting to good use helping startups to find the assistance they need from within the Bainie network. Based in London these days, Carolin is a keen sportsperson. 

Bain 2007-2009 (Zurich)

To be confirmed - Indian Coordinator
To be confirmed

We are now seeking a coordinator to lead the growth of the AlumniStartups network in India.

Matt Jorgensen - US West Coast Coordinator
Matt Jorgensen

Matt is a co-Founder of Rousers (bold, inspired fashion that doesn't take itself too seriously) and is Head of Growth at Josephine. He has previously started up a number of companies. Matt is the contact point for the US West Coast chapter of AlumniStartups

 

Bain 2012-2014 (Boston)

Kirsten Miller - Australian Coordinator
Kirsten Miller

Kirsten is Strategy Manager at Melbourne-based technology start-up Envato. She has a passion for helping start-ups and small businesses grow, and wants to see Australia become an entrepreneurship hub. Kirsten is coordinating the Australian chapter of AlumniStartups.

 

Bain 2011-2014 (Texas)

Gedaliah Riesenberg - US East Coast Coordinator
Gedaliah Riesenberg

Gedaliah is a freelance management consultant. having grown tech startup Park Assist to exit as VP of Corporate and Business Development. Gedaliah is coordinating the development of the US East Coast chapter of AlumniStartups - please contact him if you are interested.

 

Bain 2006-2010 (New York)

Tamer Ovutmen - TMT Sector Specialist
Tamer Ovutmen

Tamer is Strategy Manager at Vodafone Group in London. He has a PhD in Operations Management and a Masters in Industrial Engineering. Tamer is also a long-time entrepreneur having set up his first startup in Turkey in 2004. As TMT Lead for AlumniStartups, Tamer's role is to assist TMT-related startups to succeed, while also providing expert insights on investment opportunities. Contact Tamer for TMT advice.

 

Bain 2011-2014 (London, South Africa)

Edgar Martinez Ceja - New York City Event Coordinator
Edgar Martinez Ceja

Edgar is working in the digital space in NYC and, having started up a company in his early career, may do so again in the future. Edgar is the person to go to if you would like to attend or help to organise AlumniStartups' New York events.

 

Bain 2010 (Mexico)