Bikash BaraiCEO, Co-Founder, Director
Double B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur in 'Computer Science' (Hons) and 'Architecture'; Masters in 'Computer Science and Information Technology' from IIT Kharagpur. Has successfully built a highly motivated team, attracted the best talent, fostered innovation, raised the first round of funding and led the growth of iViZ. His core areas of research had been in the Simulation of a Hacker's mind using Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Hacking, Social Engineering and Attack Simulation.
Nilanjan DeCSO, Co-Founder, Director
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. His technical area of expertise is in Vulnerability Research and Exploitation Techniques, Network Security, Kernel Security etc. He has been successfully leading the product development and research in core security areas related to reverse engineering, exploitation etc. He is well-known in the security community and has published several exploits and advisories for the first time in the world.
As a serial entrepreneur, Reuel is the co-founder and CEO of eRevmax Inc., whose products are currently used by more than 1800 clients in 50 countries. Bon Accord another company co-founded by Reuel have its offices in Europe, US and India. Reuel also serves on the advisory board for Scottish Enterprise and has successfully implemented multi million dollar projects for organizations like Dow Jones, AT&T and Avis.
Mr Sudhir Sethi is Managing General Partner of IDG Ventures India, a US$150 Million early-stage technology venture capital fund headquartered in Bangalore with an office in Mumbai, India. IDG Ventures India invests across the country in all areas of technology and technology enabled services including Software products and services, Medical devices, Internet, Mobile VAS, Energy and Clean Tech, Engineering and Manufacturing.
Sudhir specializes in investing in young Indian technology companies including Seed investments and helping them grow rapidly globally. In his 26 years of career he has worked earlier in various operational positions in HCL, Wipro and Infotech Enterprises. Sudhir as head of Walden International India invested as seed investor in Mindtree Consulting and served on the Board for the first four years.
In addition to leading IDG Ventures India, Sudhir serves on the Executive Committee of Indian Venture Capital Association, on the Board of UTI Ventures Accent Capital $ 350 million PE fund and the Nasscom Regional Council. He also serves on the Board of Emploi Globale, a global executive search firm. In 2001, Sudhir was recognized by Red Herring as one of the leading venture capitalists in the country. He has been named among the Top Ten IT Professional by Dataquest. Sudhir also served on the Investment Committee of UTI Ventures for four years, on Advisory Board of Westbridge Capital (now Sequoia Capital) and on the Board of Advisors at N. S. Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurship, IIM Bangalore
Sudhir holds B.Tech in Engineering and an MBA Degree from FMS, Delhi.
MR.Karan Mohla is Vice President at IDG Ventures India Advisors. IDG Ventures manages over US$6 Billion globally and has a portfolio of over 200 technology companies. Karan currently serves on the Board of Directors at VServ Digital, iViZ Techno Solutions and Ozone Media, and as a Board Observer at Brainbees Solutions (Firstcry.com & Goodlife.com). He has over 8 years of industry experience, including 2 years of venture investing experience.
Prior to IDG Ventures, Karan worked with QVT Finance LP, a US based hedge fund and was a founding member of their Asia-Pacific practice. He earlier worked in the technology banking group at Jefferies & Company (formerly Broadview International) in Silicon Valley, where he helped several emerging technology companies in capital raising, mergers & acquisitions as well as strategic partnerships. Later, Karan helped start the India office where he advised and executed financing strategies for companies in the Technology, Media, Telecom, CleanTech and Education sectors. He has successfully completed over 20 transactions covering M&A and capital raising for corporates across India and the US
Karan holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration (BBA) from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an EMBA from INSEAD, where he was the youngest graduate in the program's history.