Robert Gheewalla is a private investor focusing on private equity and venture capital investments. He is a retired Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he worked for 20 years. At Goldman Sachs, he held senior management positions in the Private Equity, Mezzanine, Senior Loan and Venture Capital investment businesses in GS Merchant Bank. Mr. Gheewalla served as a member of Goldman Sachs Global Investment Committee. He has served on several public and private company boards.
Mr. Gheewalla graduated summa cum laude from Tufts in 1989 with a B.A. in Economics and English. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MSc, with highest distinction, from the London School of Economics which he attended on a Fulbright Scholarship.
Mr. Gheewalla is part of an extended Tufts family. Rob’s father, Dr. Russi K. Gheewalla (D64, DG58, J85P, A87P, A89P, D91P, DG93P), retired in 2006 as a Professor in the Orthodontic Department at the School of Dental Medicine. His brother, Eric Gheewalla (A87, D91, DG93, A21P) and his sister, Linda G. LeBreton (J85, A20P), are both engaged Tufts alumni. His wife is Ilisa “Lisi” Gheewalla (J88, A18P). His son, Gregory, graduated in May 2018.
Mr. Gheewalla currently serves on the Board of Directors of My Sisters’ Place, a non-profit organization that works to end domestic violence. He and Lisi have three children and live in Larchmont, NY.