Ashish attended the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he received bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science and engineering. He was awarded the Ratan Swarup Memorial Prize for best all-around performance in his graduating class. <br><br> Ashish was featured in the <em>Forbes</em> '30 under 30' India list of 2016.
As a Principal at Sequoia Capital in India, Ashish focuses on venture and growth investments in technology startups. Since joining the firm in 2013, he has been involved with Sequoia's investments in companies such as Zomato, Ola Cabs, Oyo Rooms, Go-Jek, and Capitalfloat, among others. He is based out of Bangalore, India. <br><br> Prior to joining Sequoia, Ashish worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, and was previously an entrepreneur building mobile applications.
As a member of Class 23, Ashish is serving his fellowship at Sequoia Capital under the mentorship of Shailesh Lakhani.