Ashwin Cadambi is a Principal in the Internet/Consumer team. He joined Apax Partners in 2012 and is currently based in New York. Ashwin's deal experience includes Cadence Education and Cole Haan.
Prior to joining Apax Partners, Ashwin was a Senior Associate at Lion Capital in London. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he worked in the Technology, Media & Telecom Group. In addition to his experience in financial services, Ashwin has several years of line management experience working in branded consumer companies.
Ashwin holds a Sc.B. in Computational Biology from Brown University.
Ashwin serves on the boards of Nulo, Cadence Education and Cole Haan.
Ashwin is energised by the challenge of investing and the entrepreneurialism involved with finding and supporting investments. His curiosity and determination were instilled in him by his parents, first generation immigrants to the US, who taught him the importance of hard work and setting ambitious goals. Ashwin was attracted to Apax by the Firm’s “hands on” approach to supporting the portfolio, highly collaborative culture and focus on backing leading branded consumer businesses with world-class management teams.