Mohnish Pabrai,
Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds


Mohnish Pabrai is the Managing Partner of the Pabrai Investment Funds. Since its inception in 1999 with
$1 million in assets under management, Pabrai Funds has grown to over $218 million in assets under
management. Since inception, the funds have widely outperformed market indices and most investment
managers by wide margins.

From 1990-1999 Pabrai was the Founder/CEO of TransTech, Inc., an IT consulting and systems
integration company. In 1990, TransTech was founded as a boot-strap start-up by Pabrai in his home.
TransTech was funded with $30,000 from Pabrai’s 401(k) account and about $70,000 in credit card debt.
The company had grown to over $20 million with over 160 people when it was sold to Kurt Salmon
Associates in 2000. TransTech was recognized as an Inc. 500 company in 1996.

From 1986 to 1991, Pabrai was with Tellabs. He worked in R&D at Tellabs for over two years in their high-
speed data networking group. Pabrai joined Tellabs’ fledgling international subsidiary in 1989 and worked
on a wide range of assignments including joint ventures, international marketing and sales.

Pabrai is the winner of the 1999 KPMG Illinois High Tech Entrepreneur award given by KPMG, The State
of Illinois, and The City of Chicago. He is an active Member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO)
and a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).