Kiran Arokiasamy is the community manager at Bessemer where he works closely with Bessemer portfolio companies to grow, network, and learn faster.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Kiran was the European program manager at The London School of Ecomonics’ LSE Generate, the entrepreneurship heartbeat at the school. There he ran the bi-annual 6-month program for entrepreneurs including organizing bootcamps, clinics, 1:1 coaching, skill-sharing, mentoring, and more. Prior to LSE, Kiran spent six years working with cutting edge technology companies across over a dozen accelerators and corporate startup programs, including Aerospace Xelerated, Entrepreneur First, LMarks, Open Data Institute. Additionally, Kiran has consulted for companies including Boeing, Novo Nordisk, Amazon Web Services, BAE Systems, and The London School of Economics on innovation and talent programs.
Kiran completed his B.Sc Management with a focus on Innovation and Sustainability at The University of Manchester, and has spent time developing startup university ecosystems in Manchester, Lisbon, London, and Tallinn. In his free time Kiran loves remote working around Europe, is an avid traveller and podcast consumer.