Arun Prakash is founder and Managing Director of Carbon Arrow, a provider of operations and capital solutions to technology and services companies. Previously, from 2006-2016, he was a Partner with Virgo Capital, an Austin, TX based private equity firm that focuses on software, technology-enabled services, and IT services investments. At Virgo Capital, Arun led numerous strategic, financial and operational initiatives for portfolio companies, including serving as CFO of two investments, transforming all aspects of operations and leading the acquisition and sale of multiple companies.
Arun is also a Venture Partner with NextGen Venture Partners, a seed stage network-driven venture capital firm.
Previously, Arun managed software development and technology planning programs for commercial and defense space systems at The Boeing Company. He also co-founded Terrafugia, an aviation industry startup and worked at The Boston Consulting Group.
Arun received his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and BS in Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Arun serves on the board of the Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Association.