Murlidhara Kadaba (Murli) is the CMD of Moonbeam Capital, a Proprietary VC Firm focused on Luxury, UHNI, Real Estate and e-com ventures. The firm has successfully incubated India’s first and only Multi-Family Office of its kind, a luxury Concierge and event management firm, a Quant Fund and a Real Estate Investment Bank. In e-commerce, Moonbeam is incubating a 21st century skill building platform for children through stories, a customer engagement platform, a start-up accelerator and a crowd funding platform for investments in projects across US, Europe and India.
Murli has over 25 years of banking experience, with proven expertise in general management, marketing & product development across consumer banking, wealth management, consumer lending and payment products. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he served as the Group President and CEO of Financial Services in Reliance. Prior to this, Murli worked for American Express for eight years where he was the Country Manager for India and Area Countries. He was responsible for launching Amex’s consumer banking franchise and several credit cards in India. Earlier, Murli was VP & Head of Investment Products at Citibank-India.
Murli has served on the boards of AmCham and Financial Planning Standards Board. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Indian Institute of Learning Management(IILM), is an active member of YPO and a charter member of TiE. Amongst others, Murli is currently serving as a Board Member of Big Tree (bookmyshow.com), yatra.com and Homeshoppe18. Murli is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur and is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from SJCE, Mysore.
Murli is an avid nutrition &fitness enthusiast. He lives in Gurgaon with his wife Usha, who is a commissioner in Indian Customs and Central Excise. His son Shreyas is studying Liberal Arts at Pomona College, California.