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Our Team

Paulo Almeida CTO at Neso Brands

Paulo has 15+ years of tech leadership experience, including at Pomelo Fashion, and has scaled and managed omni-channel tech teams of 100+ engineers. He now leads the building of our internal tech infrastructure for the rapid growth of our portfolio brands.

Paulo Almeida


Ishan Joshi Invesmment Manager at Neso Brands

Ishan is a CA/CFA with 8+ years of experience in investment banking and private equity. He leverages his strong financial background and expertise to identify and execute strategic investment opportunities

for Neso.

Ishan Joshi

Investment Manager

Riyaz Khan Product Director  at Neso Brands

Riyaz is a proficient product builder, having co-founded the Y Combinator-backed startup goDutch. His guiding North Star is to simplify users' lives with his background in technology and product development.

Riyaz Khan

Director, Product

Bjorn Bergstrom CEO at Neso Brands

Bjorn is an experienced investor and D2C operator, having most recently served as Chief Growth Officer for the global fashion brand NA-KD. Bjorn was also a venture capitalist at Nordic evergreen firm Industrifonden.

Bjorn Bergstrom

Co-founder & CEO

Diyanah Kamarudin Chief of Staff NEso Brands


Having worked across Singapore and New York City, Diyanah brings a wealth of cross-cultural experience to operate across the entire investment lifecycle from pre-due diligence to post-investment value creation. Diyanah was previously a management consultant at L.E.K. and also  worked at a consumer fintech unicorn scaling up a new business arm.

Diyanah Kamarudin

Chief of Staff

Aman Chadha Director Strategy & Planning

Aman is a CFA with more than 11 yrs of experience in financial due diligence and finance. He has previously worked with companies such as E&Y and has a strong analytical understanding of

sectors specially retail. 

Aman Chadha

Director, Strategy & Planning

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Sasha is a CFA chartered accountant and brings in 6+ years of expertise in financial due diligence and finance/accounting. She has previously led financial engagements with large consumer businesses at Ernst & Young and is a key member in financial due diligence at Neso. 

Sasha Agarwal

Senior Manager, 

Strategy & Planning

Alankrita VP of Investment at Neso Brands

Alankrita brings 15+ years of M&A experience in leading tech companies, including Naspers and MakeMyTrip. She has a deep understanding of D2C tech-focused models and is passionate about working with talented founders

in this space.

Alankrita Datta

VP, Investments

Lucas Luyten Investment Manager

Lucas brings extensive investor experience from his time in private equity and investment banking. He loves connecting with founders to explore and identify ways of collaboration to create win-wins. Lucas is a strong believer that sharing resources, experience and networks will lead to exceptional results.

Lucas Luyten

Investment Manager

Aniruddh Singh Growth Director at Neso Brands

Aniruddh is a former entrepreneur driven by a passion for building robust businesses that stand the test of time and create a lasting impact on both society and the bottom line. He likes to get his hands dirty while bringing innovative ideas to life.

Aniruddh Singh

Director, Growth

Let's talk.

We are always looking to connect with bold and ambitious direct-to-consumer eyewear brands and tech companies within eyewear that share our vision and hunger to revolutionize the eyewear industry. 







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