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Muralidhara Kadaba

Muralidhara (Murli) Kadaba, a senior banker is the Founder and CMD of the firm. Murli has over 20 years of corporate experience, with proven expertise in general management, Sales & Distribution, product development & marketing and Analytics across consumer banking, wealth management, consumer lending, Mortgages and payment products. He combines intuition with analytical abilities and has a bias for organization building and sound strategy. He has worked at the helm in several start-up projects where speed and execution were the keys to success.

Murli till recently served as the President and Chief Executive of Financial Services vertical at Reliance Retail Ltd. where he was able to build India’s first Loyalty & Financial Services business in retail spanning 850 stores across 79 cities around the country in record time. Prior to joining Reliance in 2006, Murli worked for American Express for eight years where he was the Country Manager for India and Area Countries since 2001 where he launched Amex’s consumer banking franchise in India and introduced several successful card products including The Platinum Card. Earlier, Murli was Vice President and Head of Investment Products at Citibank-India. In his nine years with Citi, Murli played several key roles across Operations, Technology, Business Planning & Analysis and new business & product launches. Murli also has a couple of years of work experience on the shop floor of a automobile firm as an engineer.

Murli has served on the boards of American Chamber Of Commerce and Financial Planning Standards Board. He continues to serve as an Advisor to Reliance Industries Ltd., is a member of the advisory board of Indian Institute of Learning Management, is an active member of Young Presidents Organization, a Charter Member of TIE ( The Indus Entrepreneurs) and Member of Indian Angel Network. Murli is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur and is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from SJCE, Mysore.


Gaurav Gulati

Deepak Sam Varghese

Deepak Sam Varghese, Founder Director & CEO of Moonbeam Advisory, is a career banker with nearly 2 decades of experience in Retail and Private banking. He is a specialist in banking services and wealth advisory for both Domestic and the Non Resident Indians (NRI) and has spent a larger part of the previous decade with this community advising them in Dubai, Singapore and London, where he was based, besides Mumbai and Delhi.

Prior to co-founding Moonbeam Advisory Deepak was with ICICI Group as the Head of Global Remittances. Before that, he was based in London setting up and heading the Retail and Private Banking businesses of  ICICI Bank UK PLC. He is credited with setting up and driving ICICI Bank’s retail banking ambitions in Europe. Before joining ICICI Group, he has had a variety of strategic and business roles in ABN AMRO Bank and Bank of America. In ABN AMRO, Deepak spear-headed the Bank’s drive towards becoming a leading player in the wealth advisory business and extended the same concept to the Non Resident Indian (NRI) segment. For the NRI segment he has set up and led business units in Singapore and UAE catering to high networth individuals. In Bank of America, he was responsible for pioneering the non branch asset business model and paved the way for launching financing for Hyundai Motors and Tata Motors maiden car offering in the country.

Deepak is a Commerce graduate with a Masters in Management from Mumbai University. He has been a member of the advisory board of the Asian Business Council of the London Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Private Banking Panel of the British Bankers Association. He is a classic motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys doing the occasional road trip over the weekend.


Gaurav Gulati

Gaurav Gulati

Gaurav Gulati, an experienced management consultant with over a decade of experience, is the CEO of Moonbeam Capital. Gaurav brings a diversified perspective from his years of advising companies in distribution, retail, consumer package goods, real-estate, and automotive industry. Gaurav's core experience has been focused on helping Fortune 500 clients with operational strategy development, performance improvement, and investment initiatives.

More recently, Gaurav has been advising and making principal investments in US based small enterprises looking to take advantage of the growing India market. Gaurav is the Founder and Managing Director of NewGrowth Capital, a private equity firm focused primarily in the real-estate sector, which has merged with Moonbeam Capital. Prior to founding NewGrowth Capital, he spent 9 years with KPMG, BearingPoint, and PricewaterhouseCoopers strategy and operations group. Gaurav has served a broad range of clients some of which include Procter & Gamble, McKesson, Honeywell, Phillips Healthcare, Sysco Foods, Motorola, and McDonald’s.

Gaurav has spent his formative years living in the Czech Republic, Malaysia, Argentina, and the United States. Gaurav earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois in Chicago and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship.


Gaurav Gulati

Gaurav Gulati

Manmohan K R is a career banker with more than 30 years of experience in a PSU Bank. Starting with frontline Customer Management,  Mr Manmohan has handled many functions spanning  Credit, Mortgage, Term Lending, Working Capital Loans, SME and Rural banking, Export Finance, Deposit mobilization and Wealth Management.  

He also has been assisting several clients in their book keeping, accounting, Project Finance and Loan Syndication requirements. Manmohan is a Master in Commerce and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He is a Trekker, Runner and practices yoga.  He responds to many social causes in the society.


Gaurav Gulati

Gaurav Gulati

Abhigyan Shrivastava, Head Operations - North India, is a specialist in Retail Lending with over eight years of experience. He is well experienced in Business Process Design, Process Improvement, establishing Internal Controls, Risk assessment, Audit and Regulatory Compliance.

He has been instrumental in building strong operations and service excellence centres. Prior to joining Moonbeam Advisory, Abhigyan was Area Head of Operations & Services in ICICI Bank, where he successfully built ICICI Bank's service delivery platform in NCR and Uttar Pradesh. He also held leadership positions in ICICI Home Finance Company Ltd for NCR during his six-year stint with the group.

Abhigyan is a science graduate with Honours in Physics and a Masters degree in Management from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, with specialization in Marketing and Human Resources. He is an avid photographer and has a keen interest in graphology, besides being a parasailor.

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