Kaustubh Pandya


Principal
Brick & Mortar Ventures


Kaustubh Pandya, P.E. brings over eight years of strategy and industry experience in the AEC industry. Prior to Brick & Mortar Ventures, Kaustubh was with McKinsey & Company for over four years advising engineering & construction firms, investors, construction technology providers, and owners.

He also contributed to and co-authored research in construction technology at McKinsey. Before joining McKinsey & Co, he worked as a forensic structural engineer assessing catastrophic failures and improving building resilience.

Kaustubh holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from U.C. Berkeley, a M.S. in Design Construction Integration from Stanford, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. He is an avid rock climber and enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with his wife Konstantina and baby daughter Sonia.

Breakout Presentation Topic:
Financing off-site construction: a VC’s perspective on building the investment thesis in off-site construction (happy to brainstorm live over a video-call).

A VC’s perspective on evolution of construction technology ecosystem, particularly on off-site construction which is often a peatri dish for adopting technologies faster.