Mukund is the director at Microsoft Venture, running a team who invest in startups via the seed stage fund, helping early-stage companies at their accelerator and engage with the startup ecosystem. Mukund is also an entrepreneur, having found & sold companies in Internet and Mobile domains. He has also invested in the seed stage at 7 startups in India and 27 in Silicon Valley. Mukund sold BuzzGain to Meltwater in Jan of 2010.He is a seasoned executive with experience at large companies including Cisco and Hewlett Packard. As an entrepreneur, he started and successfully exited 3 companies before BuzzGain.