Hem Suri

Venture & Private Equity, Executive Management & Entrepreneurship


Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and Board Management Advisor

Hem Suri serves as  the Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and Board Management Advisor to TraknProtect as the company continues to be a market leader for its safety button and IoT platform. Suri is an accomplished investment, board and executive management leader with two decades of business experience. His experience comes from diverse roles in entrepreneurial, board, venture capital & private equity, investment banking, operating and research platforms.  He has a distinguished track-record of generating significant stakeholder value and operational excellence, while leading diverse stakeholders that range from founders, board of directors and C-suite professionals to shop-floor associates, on strategic initiatives. His passion lies in early- and growth-stage companies, where he loves “rolling-up his sleeves” to help create and execute 360⁰ strategies to maximize commercial outcomes.

Suri’s industry experience spans software, technology services, food manufacturing, industrials, transportation, financial services, property & casualty insurance, restaurants and digital marketing. He has successful experience in investments, strategy, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, post-merger integration, software design & development, global business transformation & turnarounds, strategic sourcing, as well as founding and scaling a private investment firm. He has served on ten (10) startup and social enterprise boards and is heavily involved with several prominent incubators and accelerators in Southern California, supporting budding entrepreneurs. He has also executed 25+ venture, private equity and M&A transactions with over $2B in total capital over ten years at ClearVision Equity Partners, at  Deutsche Bank and within a KKR private equity portfolio company.

As TraknProtect’s Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship & Board Management Advisor, Suri works closely with the company across all aspects of the business to help maximize outcomes for all stakeholders. He actively supports the leadership in areas of commercial & product strategy, sales & business development, corporate finance, capital formation & investor management, as well as talent management.

Suri holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Industrial Engineering from University of Illinois and a BTech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.