A prominent name in India’s investment sector, Alok Mittal’s extensive experience covers founding, backing and supporting initial-stage tech companies. He joined Canaan, India in 2006, leading the company’s investments in India. His prior tenure at Hughes Software Systems also means that he brings strong Telecom experience with him to Canaan.

Though Alok emphasises on investments in mobile and digital media companies, he also supports trend-setters in managed software services and other IT businesses.

Alok has had a successful stint as a co-founder with JobsAhead.com, a leading web-based recruitment business, which was acquired by Monster.com, the global leader in online recruitment. He is a co-founder of Indian Angel Network, serves on the board of TiE, in Delhi and is an advisor to Adtech India