Hariharan Premkumar

Hariharan Premkumar

Managing Director & Head of India

Hari joined DSG after 8 years in buyout investing and investment banking. He is passionate about consumer brands and building businesses in a capital efficient manner. He is a firm believer in the firm’s focus on relationships and having a positive-sum view towards life and business.

Hari is a big believer in the power of lifelong learning and persistence. He loves discussing philosophy, existential questions, history and psychology. His hobbies include watching football, re-reading his favourite books and listening to podcasts.

His greatest joy at work is enabling founders to drive their businesses to self-sustainability and taking control of destiny without depending on external capital.

Brands I can’t live without

Google to access world's knowledge at my fingertips

Chaipoint because India runs on chai!

My all-time favorite book

Poor Charlie’s Almanack by Charlie Munger

Outside of work, I enjoy

Reading, Watching Sports, Listening to Podcasts