Keshav Dhakad



Keshav Dhakad, Regional Director of Digital Crimes Unit, Asia Pacific, Microsoft

Keshav is the Regional Director of Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit in Asia Pacific. He is also the chairman of Business Software Alliance Asia Committee.

Prior to joining Microsoft in 2007, Keshav was a partner with the Intellectual Property (IP) law firm of Anand & Anand in New Delhi and headed its IT and E-commerce legal department. Keshav graduated in law from the University of Delhi in 1999 and completed his Masters (LLM) in IP law from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, USA. He worked with the law firm of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard in New York City before returning to Anand & Anand in New Delhi.

Keshav obtained his license to practice law before the New York State Bar in 2003.