Founder & Portfolio Manager
Alok Agrawal is the founder and Managing Member of the General Partner and the Investment Manager. Mr. Agrawal started out at Tiger Management L.L.C. as an Analyst and was later promoted to Co-Portfolio Manager. While at Tiger Management L.L.C., Mr. Agrawal analyzed and invested in companies in a wide range of industries including, but not limited to, energy, technology, internet, telecom, building materials, industrials, financial services and metals. Prior to joining Tiger Management L.L.C., Mr. Agrawal served as an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners. Mr. Agrawal began his professional career at Oracle Corporation where he led a development team, started a new product group and oversaw a product management team. Mr. Agrawal is a graduate of the Harvard Business School where he was elected a Siebel Scholar and Baker Scholar. Mr. Agrawal earned his MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he was awarded the President of India Gold Medal for distinguished academic achievement.
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Nitin Wadke is the Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at Bloom Tree. Mr. Wadke previously worked at Trivium Capital Management L.L.C., where he was the Controller whose responsibilities included administration, performance attribution and daily operations of the Fund and separately managed accounts. He was also responsible for all FX trading for the firm. Prior to joining Trivium, Mr. Wadke served as the Controller at Focus Capital Investors L.L.C., and was directly involved in the middle and back office of the business including administration and risk management. Prior to joining Focus Capital, Mr. Wadke was a Vice President at Lazard Asset Management L.L.C., where he managed a team of four professionals responsible for the administration, performance and financial reporting of the firm’s proprietary managed hedge funds. Mr. Wadke began his professional career at Mellon Trust, where he was a Trust Accountant. Mr. Wadke earned his MBA from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and completed his undergraduate work at Boston University, where he earned his BA in Economics.
Director of Business Development & Investor Relations
Christopher Farrell is Director of Business Development and Investor Relations at Bloom Tree. Mr. Farrell previously worked at Panview Capital Ltd., a pan-Asian equity long/short manager headquartered in Hong Kong, where he served as Head of Investor Relations and was responsible for managing all investor relations and fundraising efforts. Prior to Panview, Mr. Farrell was the Director of Investor Relations and Marketing for Sanoor Capital Management and was responsible for business development efforts and investor relations. Before joining Sanoor, Mr. Farrell worked at Discovery Capital Management, where he was a member of a four-person team responsible for all fundraising, client relationship and business development activities within the firm. Mr. Farrell began his career at UBS Securities LLC, serving as a Director in both the Prime Services group as well as the Derivative Business Control Group. Mr. Farrell received a BA from Boston College and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School.