Prior to starting Long Arc Capital, Gaurav was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he was responsible for the private investment portfolio for Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, a multi strategy investment fund within Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He was actively involved in investing activities for the fund in the Americas and Asia and led some of the largest transactions for the group including investments in Facebook and Uber.
Gaurav joined Goldman Sachs in 1990 and worked in a number of areas and roles including as a quantitative strategist, an investment banker. For the last 12 years of his career, he worked as an investor and a portfolio manager.
Gaurav has served on the boards of several companies including Networked Insights, an advertising technology company; NextNav, a location technology company; Media Rights Capital, an independent film and television studio; iCrossing, an advertising technology company; Demand Media, an internet media business; Tikona, a wireless broadband business in India; Powermat, a wireless power charging business; Dale & Thomas Popcorn, a branded snack food business; James River Group Holdings, a specialty insurance and reinsurance business; and Leor Energy, an oil and gas business.
Gaurav earned a BS in Computer Sciences from Columbia University in 1990.