PE-CXO’s X-Factor interviews cast a spotlight on proven private equity-backed experts and the tools and tactics they leverage to create enterprise value across a variety of business challenges. Falcon Partner Rob Huxtable recently sat down with Puja Agrawal, Operating Partner at Kayne Anderson to discuss how executives can best leverage their private equity sponsors.  

Executive: Puja Agrawal is a Strategic Operating Partner at Kayne Anderson with deep expertise in FinTech and enterprise software. Agrawal has held a variety of C-suite roles, including CEO, CRO, and COO across startups, growth-stage and public companies of different size and scale. She has led business turnarounds from underperformance to hyper-growth and has extensive experience in developing go-to-market playbooks and guiding companies toward growth.  

Challenge: Embracing sponsor resources, striking the right balance of leadership traits, and using the power of vulnerability to drive value in portfolio companies. 

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