Chandrika Tandon

Chairman, Tandon Capital Associates

Chandrika Tandon is an Indian-American businesswoman and Grammy-nominated artist. She is the chairperson of Tandon Capital Associates and a member of the board of directors at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Berklee Presidential Advisory Council of the Berklee College of Music. Tandon is also the vice-chairman of the board of trustees at New York University (NYU), chair of the President’s Global Council, and chair of the board of the Tandon School of Engineering. She also serves on the boards of the NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU Langone Health System.

Tandon was the first Indian-American woman to be elected partner at McKinsey and Company. She established Tandon Capital Associates in 1992 and has advised clients including Chase Manhattan Corporation, Comerica, Unibanco (Brazil), Suncorp-Metway Ltd. (Australia), Fleet Financial Group, Bank of America, Rabobank and ABN Amro.

Tandon is the recipient of the Albert Gallatin Medal, the Walter Nichols Medal, and the Polytechnic Medal. She has released four music albums, earning a Grammy nomination for Soul Call.