Our Team

Mark Kahn

Managing Partner

Mark co-founded Omnivore with Jinesh Shah in 2010. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President (Strategy & Business Development) at Godrej Agrovet, one of India's largest diversified agribusiness companies. At Godrej Agrovet, Mark was responsible for corporate strategy, M&A, R&D, and new business incubation. Earlier in his career, he worked for Syngenta and PFM.

Mark is Co-Chair of the HBS Impact Investing Alumni Group, a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Council on Agriculture, and a member of GIIN’s Frontier Finance Advisory Committee.

Mark earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jinesh Shah

Managing Partner

Jinesh co-founded Omnivore with Mark Kahn in 2010. Previously, he was Vice President and CFO at Nexus Venture Partners, one of India's leading venture capital funds. Earlier in his career, Jinesh worked in corporate finance roles for Datamatics (leading Treasury/M&A), Patni Computers (initiating the IPO process), and HCL Technologies (founding the BPO business).

Jinesh is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council for Food Systems Innovation and a member of the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Agriculture & Food Processing Committee.

Jinesh is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com from R A Poddar College and an MMS (Finance) from JBIMS.

S. Nagarajan

Venture Partner

Nagarajan (Naga) joined Omnivore in 2018 and is based out of our Bengaluru office. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Tata Trusts and an Independent Director of Gromax Agri Equipment Limited.

Previously, Naga was the Managing Director of Mother Dairy, one of India's largest dairy and food processing companies. From 2010 to 2017, he led the turnaround of Mother Dairy, growing revenues from INR 2900 crore to INR 7900 crore while restructuring the product portfolio and improving profitability.

Prior to joining Mother Dairy, Naga was with Philips India, serving in a variety of roles, including Head of Human Resources, Head of Consumer & Lifestyle Business, and Head of Consumer Electronics. Earlier in his career, he worked for various FMCG food companies in sales and marketing, including Joyco, Frito-Lay (PepsiCo), and Cadbury.

Naga began his career with Nestle India as a Management Trainee in their Moga factory. He earned a B.Sc. in Dairy Technology from the SMC College of Dairy Science and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Subhadeep Sanyal

Principal

Subhadeep joined Omnivore in 2011 and runs our Delhi office. In addition to his investment responsibilities, he manages Omnivore's technical assistance facility, supporting capacity building initiatives across our portfolio.

Subhadeep was Omnivore’s first non-founder hire, having been recruited while still in business school. He is Omnivore’s primary liaison with the Government of India and its network of agricultural research institutes. Subhadeep is also Omnivore's representative with multiple startup accelerators including IIM Ahmedabad's Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE), Startup Oasis, IIT Kharagpur’s Science & Technology Entrepreneurs Park (STEP), IIT Kanpur’s SIDBI Innovation & Incubation Centre (SIIC), and ICAR NAARM’s Association for Innovation Development of Entrepreneurship in Agriculture (a-IDEA).

Subhadeep earned a B.Sc. in Agricultural Science from Haryana Agricultural University and an MBA in Agribusiness Management from IIM Ahmedabad.

Reihem Roy

Principal

Reihem joined Omnivore in 2013 and runs our Chennai office. In addition to his investment responsibilities, he manages Omnivore’s ESG and Business Integrity systems.

Previously, Reihem was an Associate at Villgro, a social impact fund and incubator. At Villgro, he co-founded the healthcare vertical and was also responsible for building a portfolio of social enterprises investments across agriculture, healthcare, and energy.

Reihem began his career as an Analyst at the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), where he worked on integrating climate change mitigation strategies into projects financed by multilateral debt. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of Madras and an MSc in Environmental Economics from the University of East Anglia.

Shruti Srivastava

Principal

Shruti joined Omnivore in 2017 and is based out of our Mumbai office. In addition to her investment responsibilities, Shruti manages impact assessment and reporting for the Omnivore portfolio.

Previously, Shruti was a Senior Portfolio Associate at Acumen, a global impact fund. At Acumen, she led the fund's investing activities in the energy sector in India, and was also responsible for building a portfolio of social enterprises across the agriculture, healthcare, and retail sectors. Prior to Acumen, Shruti worked with the International Finance Corporation as an Investment Analyst, focusing on transactions in the agribusiness, manufacturing, and service sectors in South Asia.

Shruti began her career as an Analyst at JP Morgan. She earned a B.Tech and M.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras.

Imran Khan

Vice President (Finance)

Imran joined Omnivore in 2013 and is based out of our Mumbai office. He oversees all aspects of fund administration, finance, accounting, and compliance for Omnivore.

Previously, Imran worked for Basiz Fund Services as an Assistant Manager (Operations), where he managed fund accounting, portfolio valuation, investor reporting, and administration services for venture capital, private equity, and hedge funds.

Imran started his career with A.M. Solanki & Associates in Mumbai. He is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com from Mumbai University.

Lovish Soni

Finance Manager

Lovish joined Omnivore in 2018 and is based out of our Mumbai office. He supports fund administration and compliance for Omnivore.

Previously, Lovish worked as a Process Lead at AXA Business Services, a Senior Executive at HCL Technologies, and a Financial Analyst at
Marshal Funds.

Lovish began his career with Wahi & Company in New Delhi. He is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com from Kota University.

Parag Chitalia

Finance Manager

Parag joined Omnivore in 2018 and is based out of our Mumbai office. He is responsible for setting up MIS systems at Omnivore portfolio companies and tracking their financial and operational performance.

Previously, Parag was an Assistant Manager (Finance) at UPL, where he had diverse corporate finance responsibilities including annual budgeting, MIS analysis, FX monitoring, overseas bond issuances, domestic borrowing, and cash flow management.

Parag began his career with B. Shankar & Co in Mumbai. He is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com from Mumbai University.