Nilesh Nanavati brings 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, operating executive and a management consultant in the financial services and technology sectors. Currently, as the Managing Partner of Financial Technology Solutions (“FTS”), Nilesh has helped a number of entrepreneurs and venture portfolio companies with their business development, product/technology commercialization and digital transformation strategies to achieve growth or reinvent their business models. In addition, Nilesh has also assisted private investors with management buy-out teams evaluate investment transactions across a number of areas, including wealth management, capital markets, payments, accounting/tax, digital asset technologies and software-enabled professional services). He has also advised enterprises on their digital transformation strategies to drive operational efficiencies or launch new business models.
Prior to FTS, Nilesh was the President and COO of Advanced Financial Applications Inc. (AFA), a fintech software firm servicing investment managers, hedge funds and institutional investors. As COO, Nilesh worked with the lead shareholder to help reposition the company’s product strategy, develop and execute a direct sales/channel partnership plan, build a management team and raise capital. His efforts help the business grow from a start-up to a growth business with 50+ clients and 25 channel partners. Nilesh served as the COO until the sale of AFA.