CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Kunal provides leadership, management and strategic support to a select portfolio of clients in sports, technology, real estate, entertainment, public policy, and social enterprise. He specializes in cross-sector collaborations, having advised over $8B in public-private partnerships nationwide.
Prior to co-founding Lotus Advisory, Kunal was Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Sacramento Kings; Executive Director of Think BIG Sacramento; and Chief of Staff to former Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.
Kunal sits on the Board of Directors for the Green Sports Alliance and taught coursework on the intersection of sports and politics at the University of San Francisco Graduate School of Sport Management.
Kunal graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. in Economics, and earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Kunal was a member of the inaugural Presidio Cross-Sector Leader Fellowship, and the Sierra Health Leadership Program Class IX.
Sports & Entertainment Venues
Sports Team Ownership, Expansion & Relocation
Economic Development & Mobility
Media & Communications
Marketing & Public Relations
New Oakland A’s Ballpark
Sacramento MLS Expansion Bid
Nashville MLS Expansion Bid
Golden 1 Center