Vaibhav (“V”) Nalwaya is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Wavecrest Growth Partners. Prior to launching Wavecrest, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Bluewolf, the leading independent Salesforce.com consulting and advisory firm where he played an instrumental role in the company’s highly successful acquisition by IBM in early 2016. Prior to Bluewolf, Vaibhav was the CFO of Bullhorn, a cloud CRM software company that was backed by Vista Equity Partners. Both firms were led by their respective founders while being institutionally backed by private equity firms. Prior to these operating roles, Vaibhav was an investor at Vista Equity Partners’ Foundation Fund I, and previously was a Principal at Key Venture Partners, a B2B tech-focused expansion stage capital firm backed by KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY). Vaibhav began his career at Deloitte, where he advised multinational clients on software/ERP strategies.
Vaibhav received an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Michigan, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.