Ameet is the Managing Director of Rawlings Atlantic where he provides board-level
strategic and operational advisory to global and emerging companies, focusing on business
start-up and turnaround, strategic growth, commercial due diligence and fund raising support.
In addition to serving as a board member, Ameet takes an active management role in
Rawlings venture investments and is currently serving as Managing Director of 43 South
Molton, a Mayfair based private members club he co-founded in 2005.
In 2003 he lead the buyout of Defcom Information Security Services, where
he also served as the interim Managing Director. His recent transactions
include securing £5.7M in venture funding for a London-based technology company
and has led Rawlings teams on diverse global assignments from providing
strategic and structural advisory services to a Geneva based private e
quity fund to advising on the merger between Middle Eastern media groups.
His sector specialities include technology, health care, media and
Prior to Rawlings, Ameet was a founding Venture Partner with antfactory,
a global technology investment firm, as well as serving as Chief Operating
Officer for three portfolio companies from the start-up to wind-down phases.
In 1999, he left Silicon Valley to co-found Go Industries, now a leading
European industrial equipment exchange, and has over 15 years of experience
in technology, strategy and product management working in North America,
Asia and Europe for Sun Microsystems, Accenture, Bain & Company, Microsoft
and IBM serving an array of global clients in the private and public sectors.
Ameet holds a BSc in Computer Engineering and a MBA from the Harvard Business
School. He has been an active member of the Young Presidents Organisation and the
Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and is a frequent speaker and panelist on issues of
entrepreneurship and starting and saving businesses in growth markets.