Vijay is an experienced finance, business operations and strategy professional who has served as Director of Finance and Operations at Hustle since 2017. In his role at Hustle, Vijay manages the company’s operating model and capital structure, oversees accounting, measures business performance and serves as a cross-functional business partner.
Before joining Hustle, Vijay led similar functions at several B2B and B2C companies in the Bay Area, including GearLaunch, Electronic Arts and GoldieBlox. Prior to those roles, Vijay was part of the Corporate Development team at GREE International, where he led acquisitions and early-stage investments in the emerging mobile gaming space.
Vijay began his career in investment banking at Citigroup and Taylor Companies, where he advised on mergers and acquisitions and financings across multiple sectors, including healthcare, technology, consumer and energy.
Vijay graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Economics and Spanish, cum laude. At Georgetown, Vijay was a co-founder of the school’s chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, growing the professional development and community service organization to 70 undergraduate members.
In his spare time, Vijay enjoys traveling the world in pursuit of scenic hikes and indulgent meals, volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco and believing he is an Olympic powerlifter.