Alok leads Cisco Investments in India and is on the Board of several companies, ranging from early stage to pre-IPO organizations. Prior to Cisco, he has worked with top global companies – both in the US and in India - in various business leadership roles including sales, marketing, product management and strategy. He started his career with the Tata Administrative Services (TAS) and then worked with Bain and BellSouth/AT&T in the US. He has also been an entrepreneur early in his career.
Alok is a published author including a recent paper in Knowledge@Wharton on emerging market innovation. Alok has a B.Tech (EE) from IIT-Delhi and an MBA with Honors from Wharton Business School.