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September 9-11, 2024
The Marriott Marquis Times SquareNew York

Arvind Ayyala
Partner at Geodesic Capital


Arvind Ayyala is a Partner at Geodesic Capital, focused on investments across enterprise software, fintech, healthcare and sustainable technologies. He was previously co-leading North American growth investments in similar segments, for Singapore-based EDBI. Prior to EDBI, Arvind was with Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), planning and executing the country’s economic development. He worked across Energy & Chemicals, Engineering Services, Healthcare and Technology sectors and was co-running EDB’s work in India and Sri Lanka, while based in Mumbai. His contribution included leading ground work within EDB, in shaping Clifford Capital, Singapore’s first and only government-backed infrastructure project finance company which was brought about with the support of Ministry of Finance/Singapore government and private sector banks. 

Early in his career, he worked as #2 Sales Engineer for Philadelphia-based Load Control Technologies, a non-destructive technology-centric start-up with a focus on building and converting sales pipeline with F100 companies.

Arvind graduated from NUS’ (National University of Singapore) Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering program. He also graduated on scholarship from NUS Overseas Colleges at University of Pennsylvania in technology ventures. He earned his MBA at Boston University and has CFA Level 1.

Outside of work, Arvind also serves as the appointed Chairperson for NUS Alumni Chapter in SF-Bay area, the only chapter in the USA. He is also a Member/Patron of Indiaspora, a non-profit platform that is geared to inspire Indian diaspora to be a force for good, through philanthropy, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.

Agenda Sessions

  • How Banks Can Capture The Embedded Finance Opportunity Which Could Generate Over $100 Billion in Revenue