Teakwood Capital Appoints Marketing MD

Teakwood Capital has appointed Bharti Subramanian as managing director, marketing & strategy. She has over 15 years of experience in marketing, technology, operations, and venture investing. Teakwood Capital is a Dallas, Texas-based private equity firm which invests primarily in businesses in Texas and neighboring states, with revenues under $25 million.


Teakwood Capital is pleased to announce that Bharti Subramanian has joined the firm as Managing Director, Marketing & Strategy. She has over 15 years of experience in marketing, technology, operations, and venture investing. She brings deep expertise in helping companies translate ideas into effective and successful strategies, products, and data-driven marketing programs.
Before joining Teakwood Capital, Bharti was Founder and President of RISSI Group, a management consulting firm. At RISSI, Bharti helped AT&T launch Isis, a joint venture with Verizon and T-Mobile in the emerging field of mobile payments. She also helped AT&T refine their consumer acquisition and marketing strategy. Prior to that, Bharti was an investment professional at Austin Ventures. At Austin Ventures, she invested in a number of technology companies and was an active board advisor, helping companies with their marketing and operational plans.
Previously, Bharti was a management consultant at McKinsey and Company where she advised companies on their strategy, marketing, and operations. She has also held executive roles in product management and technology at Nortel, Texas Instruments, Citicorp, and HP. “We are excited to have Bharti on our team as she brings valuable marketing and strategy expertise to our portfolio companies, to take them to the next level,” said Shawn Kelly, Managing Director of Teakwood Capital.
Bharti earned a Masters and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brown University and Bachelors in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.
About Teakwood Capital
Teakwood Capital is a Dallas, Texas private equity firm, that provides provides comprehensive equity financing in support of management teams aspiring to buy and grow companies. The firm’s Managing Directors bring over 160 years of combined operational and financial expertise to assist companies in reaching their full potential. Teakwood invests primarily in profitable businesses in Texas and neighboring states, with revenues under $25 Million.

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