Our Management

Our management is made of seasoned professionals with significant experience and complementary skills. With decades of combined experience in management and strategy consulting, IT, economic research, banking, and equity research, their objective is to add value to clients’ businesses.

Arun-Jethmalani

Arun Jethmalani – Managing Director

Arun’s nearly 30-year working career spans IT services outsourcing, management consulting, market research, equity research, competitive intelligence and web publishing.

Prior to starting ValueNotes, he ran an equity research and advisory service, evaluating investment opportunities for a variety of clients. He also worked closely with several technology start-ups in an advisory role. This was preceded by a stint in management consulting with Business Consulting Group (now Avalon), where Arun worked with some of India’s largest corporations in devising market entry strategies, project financing, and feasibility studies.

Arun started his career with Tata Unisys (now Tata Infotech) in Mumbai where he handled marketing support for the finance & banking group. As part of his assignment, he spent a year with Unisys in Atlanta, working on software assignments for international clients, primarily in the banking sector.

Arun has been extensively published in leading business journals. His weekly investment column – ‘Value for Money’ – published in the Sunday Economic Times, ran for almost ten years. He is a regular speaker at competitive intelligence, outsourcing, technology, Internet, and finance events. Arun is the founder and current chairman of the SCIP (India) Chapter.

Education: B Tech from IIT Bombay, MS from Duke University, NC, USA

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Sangeeta-Ganapathy

Sangeeta Ganapathy – Director

As a founder member, Sangeeta heads the HR function, along with finance and technology at ValueNotes, where her strong operational and process knowledge are leveraged to build a sustainable infrastructure for growth.

During her 25-year career, Sangeeta spent almost a decade with Citibank India handling technology and operations, and helped set up their custody business. Prior to that, she spent five years at Tata Unisys developing software for several banks based in the US, Europe and New Zealand.

Education: BA in Economics, MBA from Symbiosis, Pune

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Varsha-Chitale

Varsha Chitale – Director

As a founder member, Varsha heads the business research and strategic intelligence team at ValueNotes. With over 20 years’ experience in research and consulting, she has undertaken business and economic research in a variety of organisations.

Before joining ValueNotes, she worked with Strategic Management Centre where she was responsible for exploring areas of interest with overseas consulting firms. Prior to that, she was a research assistant at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. She started her career with HDFC at their Mumbai headquarters as a research officer in their Economics department.

Varsha has been widely published in leading journals and has presented at several international events.

Education: MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics; qualified CFA & member of the Council of Chartered Financial Analysts of India

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