Gaurav Bhandari is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Long Arc Capital.
Prior to starting Long Arc, Gaurav was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he led the private investment portfolio for Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, a multi-strategy global investment fund within Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Gaurav joined Goldman Sachs in 1990 and worked first as a quantitative strategist, then an investment banker and for the last 12 years of his career at Goldman Sachs, as a proprietary investor and portfolio manager.
Gaurav currently serves on the Boards of CircleBlack, an enterprise software business for financial advisors; Tinubu Square, an enterprise software business for specialty lines insurance; Robertson Stephens, a wealth management business; and Renaissance Alliance, an insurance distribution platform for independent agents (all LAC portfolio companies). He has previously served on the Boards of several companies, including Networked Insights, an advertising technology company; Media Rights Capital, an independent film and television studio; iCrossing, an advertising technology company; Leaf Group, an internet media business; Indostar, a Non-Banking Financial Company; James River Group Holdings, a specialty insurance and reinsurance business and Leor Energy, an oil and gas business.
Gaurav earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University.