“I’ve met so many founders in both the US and in India who are building something truly special. No matter how many times people tell them to give up, they carry on and prove the naysayers wrong, capturing value for themselves and others.“
Ritij has always loved building things. Born in Silicon Valley, he spent his teenage years building rocket ships and websites. After attaining his BS in Materials, Science, & Engineering with a double major in Economics from Northwestern University, he helped U.S. energy companies adapt to disruptive technologies as a consultant at Strategy&. More recently, while in Microsoft’s Corporate Strategy team, he advised Microsoft’s Senior Leadership Team on a variety of strategic issues across geographies, with a focus on its enterprise cloud offerings. At Microsoft, he additionally convinced its leadership to rethink its operations in India and increase investment in the country. He completed his M.B.A. at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
At WestBridge, Ritij loves to meet entrepreneurs. He is continuously learning about how SaaS companies are changing the world and looks forward to helping them in the process.
In his free time, Ritij enjoys exercising and chess, and is a die-hard fan of Formula One.