Prior to Canvas, Aarish worked at Cambridge Associates, where he built custom portfolios (private equity, private credit, real assets) and served as an advisor for various medium and large-sized public and corporate pensions, including two of the five largest pensions in the country.
Previously, Aarish worked at NEPC, where he served as research lead for European buyouts and global distressed credit. Before NEPC, Aarish had his first experience working with VCs at Fisher Lynch Capital, focusing on primary (VC and buyout) funds and co-investments. Aarish began his career at Bear Stearns as an investment banking analyst focused on M&A.
Aarish holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from UCLA.