Neeraj Bharadwaj is Managing Director with Carlyle Asia Advisors. Previously, he was Managing Director with Accel Partners' growth investing operation in India. He also worked at Apax Partners for nearly 10 years; initially as a Partner in the US and subsequently as Managing Director/Country Head for Apax in India. Prior to joining Apax Partners, he held positions at McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Investments he has been involved with include Apollo Hospitals, Jamdat, Widerthan, NXP and Mesh Networks. Bharadwaj was selected as one of the “Hottest Young Executives under 40” in India by Business Today. He is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Regional Agenda Council on India (Council Chair, 2009-2011), a Charter Member of the Indus Entrepreneurs, and a Board Member of the Olympic Goldquest, AppBridge and the Indian School of Business. Bharadwaj holds an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School, and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.