Name: Sanjay Jesrani
Designation: Founder & CEO
Company: Go North Ventures
Education: FCA, Accountancy Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Summary: Sanjay Jesrani is the Founder & CEO of Go North Ventures. Go North is an angel investment firm, focused on investing in & mentoring Startups. It also provides Finance & Strategy inputs to high growth businesses moving to their next orbit.
Sanjay, an active member of the Indian Angel Network, the premier national group of Angel Investors – has investments in startups across the Healthcare, DeepTech, Unmanned Aerial, Impact, Consumer and FinTech sectors.
A Charter member at TiE, Hyderabad (The Indus Entrepreneurs), he is also a member of the Executive Council at the IIIT Hyderabad Foundation and an independent Director on the board of Unimed Health (Star Hospitals). Sanjay also serves as a Board member at the Healing Fields Foundation, an India-based, health-focused NGO committed to empowering women as health agents of change in their communities.
A TEDx speaker, he has covered new perspectives around Startups & Finance for Women.
He was the Executive Vice President & Head, Global Delivery Center, Hitachi Consulting India.
As CEO and Head of the Global Delivery Center at India, he led the company’s global delivery team of 1800+ across the centers at Hyderabad, Pune and Bangalore.
As a member of Hitachi Consulting’s Exec Leadership Team, he was actively involved in the company’s Growth strategy and M&A programs targeted at reaching the $1B + size. He was a core member of the India and South Asia Hitachi group company CEO network.
Sanjay brings over 20 years of solid execution experience from his previous role at Sierra Atlantic, as the CFO – Asia & China.
Prior to joining Sierra Atlantic, he ran a family owned industrial venture and led a successful Chartered Accountancy practice. He holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce and a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
A keen golfer, book lover and art enthusiast, he is also the co founder and an active member at one of Hyderabad’s pioneering book clubs – Turn The Page.