Alok Prasad

Alok Prasad


As President, Alok Prasad brings 25+ years of technology and business experience in building emerging companies and market-facing operations in large corporations. Alok also leads Business Development and Channels at Cambridge Semantics.

In 2000, he co-founded Beacon Photonics, a venture capital fund with Boston University and the Wall Street firm Globalvest. Beacon focused on early-stage investing in IT infrastructure and Life Sciences. Prior to Beacon, he was a Principal at PRTM, an operations management consulting company, subsequently acquired by PWC.

In the 90's, as Vice President, he helped build COBA-M.I.D, a strategy & operations consulting company which was acquired by Renaissance Worldwide and renamed Adventis. At COBA-M.I.D, he worked with software and technology companies.

Alok received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MS from Auburn University and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.