Co-founder & President, Vareto Inc.
Lalit brings decades of experience both as an Operator and Investor. As former COO of Udacity, Lalit turned the company cash-flow positive and grew B2B ARR by 150% in 1 year.
Prior to joining Udacity, Lalit spearheaded a 2-year digital transformation of HPE Software business with 20+ SaaS products. Other roles at HP/HPE included COO for HPE’s $2B Cloud business, VP Operational Performance driving the largest split (HP into HPE and HPI) in the industry, Finance Controller of a $300M organization, and Strategy Leader for a $20B Enterprise Services business.
As an investor and advisor since 2005, Lalit has invested in 20+ startups across the USA and India. Of these, four have already had successful exits.
Lalit began his career at GE across leadership roles in Customer Service, Engineering and Lean Six Sigma. He holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Lucknow University and MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indian School of Business, India.