Sumit Gupta serves as Chief Executive Officer at Boom.tv. He co-founded afkVR and also served as its Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at BASH Gaming. He also serves as Advisor at Rolocule Games. Previous to BitRhymes, he was VP Strategy and Business Development at Monetize Media. Previous to that, he was founding team member at Business Signatures and played a key role in product and sales strategy, and eventually to a successful acquisition. He has Masters from University of Missouri and Bachelors from IIT Delhi. Sumit Gupta served as Advisor at MyActivityPal. He is an Angel Investor.
Ravi Gururaj is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at QikPod. Ravi Gururaj serves as Mentor & India Representative at Citrix Startup Accelerator. Gururaj is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Frictionless Ventures. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at HBS Alumni Angels India. He also serves as Board Member at Explara. He serves as Member of The Board of Advisors at Ideaspring Capital.
Sharad Sharma is a Co-founder and serves as Governing Council Member at iSPIRT. Sharma is also a Co-founder and serves as a Governing Council Member at iSPIRT. He also serves as an Advisor at YourNest Capital Advisors. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at BrandSigma. He also serves as an Advisor at Pi Ventures. He also served as Board Member at Indian Angel Network. He also serves as a Board Member of Vayavya labs. Sharma previously led Yahoo! India R&D where he was responsible for product engineering for all emerging markets and for several global products including image search, search monetization and HotJobs. Sharma has years of global experience in the Internet, enterprise software and infrastructure markets and will help strengthen Canaan's global presence and focus on the Cloud Computing market. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Sharma was the India General Manager and VP of Product Operations with Symantec (formerly VERITAS Software) and was responsible for the turnaround of VERITAS operations in India. He was also a co-founder and CEO of Teltier Technologies, a New Jersey based wireless infrastructure start-up that is now part of Cisco. Sharma has managed product development teams at Lucent Technologies in both the U.S. and India and he established AT&T's and later Lucent's R&D organization in India when offshore product development was just beginning. He serves as Board Member at Aurus Network Infotech. He also serves as Advisor at LetsVenture Online.
Pravin Agarwala is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at BetterPlace. He also is an Angel Investor. Pravin is an IT industry veteran, a globally acknowledged Technology leader, an Entrepreneur and a dreamer. He headed the cloud based computing division for SAP as its Vice President for several years. He is currently the Advisor and Director for several technology led start-ups. He has a BE degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Gauhati University in 1995.
Vikas Taneja serves as Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group. Vikas Taneja joined The Boston Consulting Group in 1998. He is a global topic leader in sales, sales force effectiveness, account planning, and several other topics within the firm's Marketing, Sales & Pricing practice. He is also BCG's technology, media, and telecommunications node in Boston. Vikas has focused on achieving profitable growth at major corporations. He has led major programs to improve business performance through sales productivity, better product portfolios, process reengineering, and organization restructuring. Before joining BCG, Vikas worked at Arch Technology Partners, where he evaluated and helped commercialize new technologies emerging from the University of Chicago's academic labs and medical school. Vikas also worked in the information and technology group at McKinsey. Vikas is a member of BCG's executive committee and the Boston lead of Pratham, an India-based organization that has helped more than 4 million children achieve literacy and basic mathematics skills. He is also an Angel Investor.
Founder @localfave, @volex • Worked at @goldman-sachs, @cisco • Investor @mavrx • Studied at @columbia-university, @rensselaer-polytechnic-institute