Mr. Alok Mittal serves as Investment Manager and Member of the Advisory Board at YourNest Venture Capital. He also serves as Member of the Investment Committee at IAN Fund. He is the Founding Board Member at Indian Angel Network. Mr. Mittal is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director & Board Member at Indifi. He also serves as an Executive at Founders United Trust. He co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice-Chairman at JobsAhead. He served as a Managing Director at Canaan Partners. He has a broad range of experience founding, funding, and supporting early-stage technology companies. He leads Canaan's investments in India and focuses on digital media and mobile companies, as well as innovators in managed software services and other IT-enabled businesses. He is a regular speaker at prominent industry events such as TiE, NASSCOM, VCCircle, Adtech, and more. Alok is on the board of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) in Delhi and an advisor to Adtech India. During the course of his association with Canaan India, he has advised Canaan Partners in their investment in BharatMatrimony (Matrimony.com), Equitas, iYogi, mCarbon, UnitedLex, CarTrade, and Happiest Minds. He was a Board Member of India Property. Prior to joining the venture industry, Alok co-founded JobsAhead.com, a leading web-based recruitment business, which was acquired by Monster.com, the global leader in online recruitment. He also brings strong Telecom experience to Canaan having worked for Hughes Software Systems prior to that. Alok earned a BE in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and an MS in computer science from UC Berkeley.