Vivek Goyal

Vivek Goyal


Vivek is the Managing Partner and Founder at Lumos Partners. Vivek has spent over 16 years in engineering, business development, strategy, and investment banking. Vivek has executed transactions with an aggregate value of over $4 billion across a myriad of deal structures including; mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and debt capital raises.

Prior to Lumos, Vivek was a Principal at Vista Point Advisors. Prior to that, Vivek was Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at Nero, a digital media company. While at Nero Vivek was responsible for developing relationships and driving new business initiatives with strategic partners. Vivek also worked as the Senior Director of Strategic Finance at Nero, helping the company develop short and long term financial strategies.

Before joining Nero, Vivek worked at Banc of America Securities where he advised clients in the digital media, hardware, software, semiconductor, and telecommunication equipment sectors. Some of his key clients included Avnet, Broadcom, GT Solar, Agilent, DivX, Sanmina-SCI, Spansion, and Brambles. Vivek has also held leadership positions and has led cross functional teams with increasing responsibilities in research, silicon design, and project management at Freescale, Motorola and General Electric. Vivek holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, a Masters diploma in Project Management from George Washington University and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.