Kanan joined DIF in 2021 and is based in New York. She is managing the New York office, is co-head for
the firm in North America and Global Head of Digital Infrastructure. Kanan was appointed to partner on the
1 st of October 2023.
Kanan is recognised within the infrastructure industry as an expert in telecoms, including data centres and
fibre. Prior to joining DIF, she worked at private investment firms Upper Bay and Digital Bridge, where she
was part of the teams leading data center investments. Prior experience also includes roles at JPMorgan
and Deutsche Bank advising companies across North America, LATAM and Asia and execution of high-
profile M&A and capital raising transactions. Kanan holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the
University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Chicago.