Investment Advisors Team

Surya Chadha

Senior Managing Director

Mr. Chadha has approximately twenty years of private equity investment experience in the media and communications industries, including cable television, broadband, publishing, trade shows, movie theatres and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Madison India Capital, Mr. Chadha worked at Sandler Capital, a firm with $2 billion under management. Mr. Chadha worked at Sandler Capital for five years where he focused on making private equity investments in the media, communications and information sectors. He has served on the board of directors of several companies in India and the U.S. Previously, Mr. Chadha worked at Gramercy Communications Partners, a private equity firm founded by Onex Corporation, and at HarbourVest Partners, LLC. He also worked in the Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley & Co. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a B.A. from Hamilton College and a B.S. from Columbia University.

Advisory Team


The Madison India Capital team has been working together with exceptional results for its portfolio companies. The team has 50+ years of collective investing experience in our industries of focus during several economic cycles and dramatic industry transformations. The investment perspective, depth of knowledge, relationships and diversity of experience that we have gained enables us to provide a valuable sounding board to help our portfolio companies succeed.