Vrushali Paunikar

Chief Product Officer

Vrushali Paunikar, Chief Product Officer, Carta

Vrushali Paunikar is the Chief Product Officer at Carta where she leads the team that is responsible for developing new products and advancing existing solutions. Vrushali’s team delivers value to Carta’s more than 30,000 customers in the venture and startup ecosystem, and generates growth for the overall business.

Before becoming CPO, Vrushali worked on building the valuation business and helped that business scale to software margins. She then went on to lead the Venture Capital business taking that business from zero to over $80M in ARR. She’s credited with envisioning Carta’s fund admin platform, known as Event Based Accounting, which today supports over $100B in assets under administration.

Before joining Carta, Vrushali served as a product leader at Applied Predictive Technologies, Dynamic Signal, and Rocket Lawyer. She has a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University.