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Deepak Malik

MBA '95

Managing Director
Black River Advisors India Private Limited (New Delhi, India)

Biography

Deepak Malik is a Managing Director of Black River Advisors India Private Limited., a subsidiary of Black River Asset Management LLC (Black River), a global asset management company with $11 billion of assets under management.

From 2000-2007, Deepak was a co-founder & Managing Director of Cargill Ventures, a venture capital fund associated with Cargill Inc. Deepak led the investment strategy around software, business process services and currently serves on the Boards of KPIT Cummins (KPIT), Outsource Partners International (OPI), Microland, OB10, Informance and Intalio. Deepak's past investments include IndX Software (acq. by Siemens), FIMI (acq. by DTN), and Grand Central (acq. by Google). He also led and oversees Cargill Ventures? investments in Sequoia Capital India and GEM Investment Advisors.

Following six years in Silicon Valley with Cargill Ventures, Deepak relocated to New Delhi, India to provide regional oversight of several cross-border investments and to capitalize on growth equity investment opportunities.

Prior to Cargill Ventures, Deepak worked in Cargill's Strategy and Business Development Group where he managed corporate strategies and mergers & acquisitions within the petroleum, natural gas, electricity, grain & oilseeds trading and meat industries. Prior to this assignment, Deepak spent a year as manager of international sales for Cargill's fertilizer division. Earlier in his career, he was an investment associate with Merrill Lynch.

Education

Deepak holds a B.A. in Economics from Delhi University, a M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.

Board Affiliations

Deepak serves on the Boards of KPIT, Informance, Intalio, Outsourced Partners Int'l (OPI), Open Business Exchange (OBE) and Microland.