Aravind Krishnan is a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group based in Mumbai, where he focuses on investments in Technology, Consumer, Education, and Media sectors. Since joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Krishnan has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investments in TaskUs, Aakash Education, Simplilearn, Xpressbees, Blue Yonder, and International Tractors.
Before joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Krishnan worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Krishnan received a Bachelor and Masters in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and an MBA with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar. He currently serves on the boards of Simplilearn, Aakash Education, and Aakash Edutech.