President and Chief Executive Officer, Gray Ghost Ventures
Arun Gore as the President and CEO of Gray Ghost Ventures is responsible for portfolio management and day-to-day operations of the management company Gray Ghost Management & Operations. He also serves as a board member of a number of the Portfolio Companies. Arun understands the markets, challenges and opportunities associated with investing in early-stage businesses and brings an informed perspective and practical experience to the leadership of the Manager.
Arun brings an extensive background in mobile telecommunications, international supply chain and financial consulting. His 35+ years of experience in the United States, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, includes serving as a member of the executive team at T-Mobile USA as the Chief Financial Officer of Cook Inlet T-Mobile, has been valuable in underwriting international investment opportunities and working with the entrepreneurs of portfolio companies. His role, as a part of the senior management team at T-Mobile, included market & sales operations, managing joint ventures, M&A and fund raising. Arun also brings a wealth of entrepreneurial experience as the prior owner and manager of SAI, an international supply company for oilfield and energy supplies with operations in 13 countries and Atex Oil Company, a wholesale and retail oil refining and distribution business where he was responsible for the finance, inventory, asset protection and fleet management. His prior work also included international M&A, auditing and taxes.
Since 2006 Arun has been actively engaged in promoting and supporting impact investments for Gary Ghost. In 2008, he moved to Atlanta to take over the management of the impact investment funds and subsequently, the management of the entire Gray Ghost operations. He completed his undergraduate studies in India and holds dual degrees: a BSc in the Sciences and a BS in Accounting. He completed post-graduate studies in the United States and holds an MBA in Finance.