Has been working with other team members since 2024

Sunil Pande

Operating Partner – Food & Beverage

Career Background

  • Focus on identifying, investing, operating, and scaling opportunities within the Food and Beverage sector globally
  • years of experience in Food & Beverage and Retail across the US, China, India, Middle East, Latin America
  • Previously Strategy and Growth leader at top Food, Beverage and Retail companies where he led Business Transformation, P&L and growth strategies that delivered significant strategic and financial outcomes
  • General Management experience across Food and Beverage, CPG, and Retail businesses that delivered consistent P&L results and Balance Sheet improvements
  • Experienced at working with Venture capital, Private Equity and Strategy Consulting firms
  • Track record of driving accelerated organic and inorganic growth for Fortune 100 companies

Work Experience

  • 2024-Present: Convergent Finance, Operating Partner – Food and Beverage
  • 2022-Present: Wabi Capital, Native Spirit Fund, Strategic Advisor & Operating Partner
  • 2020-2022: The Wonderful Company, Head of Strategy and Growth, Wonderful Citrus 
  • 2017-2020: Walmart, Director of Strategy & Finance, Private Brands & Global Sourcing, Packaged Foods and Consumables 
  • 2015-2017: Global Food Hub, Founder & CEO, Global Food Tech Start Up 
  • 2004-2014: Tyson Foods, Head of Commercial Operations


  • 2015: Business & Environmental Challenges and Solutions in the Food Sector, Harvard Business School, Boston
  • 2007: Executive Certificate, Strategy and Innovation, MIT, Sloan School of Business, Boston
  • 2003: MBA, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago