Vikram Varma is the Founder of Varma Capital, a consumer-focused family office. Prior to Varma Capital, he was the Managing Partner and Founder at PurpleRock Capital Partners. Prior to founding PurpleRock, Varma was a member of the investment team at First Reserve, the largest energy focused private equity firm. Prior to First Reserve, Varma worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as an Investment Banker. Varma has also previously worked for BlackRock and Morgan Stanley. He currently serves as a Board Director/Chairman on several consumer companies. Originally from India, Varma grew up in New York City and holds a BBA from the Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, City University of New York, where he also served as a Trustee of the Baruch College Fund.