Piyush Puri is a Founding Partner of Mercurius Media Capital (MMC). He is part of the Executive Leadership and Investment Committee Team at MMC.
Piyush also serves as the Executive Vice President of BCCL Worldwide Inc. (BWI), the strategic investment division of The Times Group – India’s largest multimedia conglomerate. In this role, he spearheads Brand Capital International (BCI) operations in Silicon Valley. BCI has played a pivotal role in helping over thirty portfolio companies from North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Australia expand into the Indian market. Additionally, Piyush leads New Business Initiatives at BWI and manages the organization’s Finance, Tax, and Accounting departments.
Prior to leading BCI’s international office, Piyush worked as an investment banker in Mumbai, where he focused on investments in the energy, ancillaries, and environmental sectors at SBI Capital Markets, India’s top investment bank. He also contributed to China Light & Power’s Merger & Acquisitions team in Hong Kong and India, assisting with their expansion strategy in the Indian market.
Piyush holds a Civil Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), an MBA from XLRI School of Business, and a Master’s Degree in Psychology of Leadership from Penn State University. He is a CFA Charterholder, a Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and holds a Master’s in Modern and Contemporary Indian Art.