Vijay leads the Technology & Business Services Investment Banking Practice and has over 25 years of work experience. He worked at KPMG, Chennai and iVega Corporation (subsequently acquired by TCG) in the US, before joining Spark in 2001. At Spark, Vijay has played multiple roles, on the sell and buy-side, including more recently, being a Small-Cap Portfolio Manager with Spark's Asset Management Division. Before that, he was CFO of the Spark Group, handled Proprietary Trading activities for the Firm and also had oversight of all early-stage-investing initiatives from Spark's Balance Sheet. During 2007 to 2012, he was an entrepreneur and co-founded a venture in the hospitality space that still operates today. Vijay holds a Bachelor in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai and is a Rank-holder Chartered Accountant.