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Alok Misra is a Cofounder & Principal at Navatar Group, the financial services industry cloud provider. A prominent cloud expert, he writes regularly about business aspects of the cloud, for several publications. Alok spent his early career at Deloitte and PwC, before founding Navatar. He ... more

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In 2017, Private Equity Faces Its Greatest Test Yet
Private equity professionals operating in the middle market should anticipate 2017 to be a year of both immense challenges and rewards.
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The Future Of The IT Bubble And CIO In The Age Of Cloud And Mobile
There’s something wrong with IT. Most business people are frustrated because IT can’t even understand their issues, let alone solve them.
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Alternative Assets Fundraising: Investor Relations Matters More Than Fund Performance
A strong track record of investment performance is always the most important factor for asset managers looking to attract capital: that’s what the conventional wisdom would have us believe.
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Smaller Private Equity Funds Well Positioned To Exploit Fundraising Boom
The time taken to raise funds is declining from an average of 18.1 months in 2013 to 15.8 months this year (the hottest are moving much faster).
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Will Financial Advisors Increase Allocation To Alternative Asset Funds?
Advisors who aim to lead not lag their competition need to be on top of their game when it comes to knowing each client’s needs, their risk appetite, their varied personal situations, etc.
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Allegiance Capital Gears Up For Strongest M&A Year
David Mahmood has grown Allegiance Capital into one the most active and dominant middle-market investment banks in the world.
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Board Member
United Way Worldwide
August 2009 - Present (9 years 5 months)
Partner & Cofounder
Navatar Group
2002 - Present (17 years 1 month)
Navatar Group is the premier provider of cloud CRM and Content Management solutions for financial services firms. Navatar's financial cloud solutions for asset management, wealth management, investment banking, and capital markets are used by large and small firms in more than 30 countries. Navatar is one of the top ISV partners of Salesforce.com, and our products are built on the Salesforce cloud and Box content platform.
Senior Manager
Deloitte Consulting
1998 - 2002 (4 years 11 months)
Senior Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers
1996 - 1998 (2 years 11 months)
Senior Consultant
Covansys, Inc.
1993 - 1996 (3 years 11 months)
Senior Systems Analyst
British Telecom
1991 - 1993 (2 years 11 months)
Manager
State Bank Of India
1986 - 1991 (5 years 11 months)

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Thinking Of... Force.com as Your Key to the Cloud Kingdom?
Alok Misra & Ian Gotts
Smart Questions
11/01/2010
Cloud Gurus Alok Misra and Ian Gotts take you inside the world of salesforce.com. Whether you are a CEO or CTO, this is the only comprehensive and unbiased guide you will need to figure out whether Force.com is the right fit as well as what’s needed to be commercially successful. “…This book is your key to unlocking success in the cloud. Nothing is left unexamined: Misra and Gotts explore the issues from both business and technical perspectives, but focus on the one intent that matters most: commercial success on Force.com…” - Parker Harris, Cofounder, salesforce.com
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Blog for Wall Streeters interested in cloud computing.