Executive Director - Head of Telecom Infrastructure, Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners
Kanan Joshi is an Executive Director at Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners, a diversified infrastructure fund. Her role at Upper Bay is to originate and underwrite equity investments in telecom and internet infrastructure. She is experienced investment professional with over 15 years of domain expertise in the telecom infrastructure industry with strong deal origination relationships and underwriting skills. Ms. Joshi was most recently a principal at Digital Bridge Holdings, where she spearheaded its foray into the data center business deploying over $1.0 billion of equity and nearly $2.0 billion of total capital across two platform acquisitions. Prior to Digital Bridge, she did investment banking at Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, and a boutique that she co-founded where she advised companies in the technology, media and telecom industries on corporate finance solutions, including executing of over $60 billion of M&A and capital raising transactions. Preceding her tenure in investment banking, she worked in India for six years doing corporate development for Sony Entertainment Television and project finance at the Export-Import Bank of India. She has a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Mumbai, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Narsee Monjee Institute, Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.