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Fareed Mosavat

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

VP Product, RunKeeper. Previously General Manager, Zynga Boston, Zynga. Brown grad.

VP Product, RunKeeper. Previously General Manager, Zynga Boston, Zynga. Brown grad.

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Prolific Interactive


Sr. Product Manager - Growth Instacart May 2015 - present
VP Product RunKeeper December 2012 - October 2014
General Manager, Zynga Boston Zynga January 2012 - October 2012
Director of Product, Adventure World Zynga August 2010 - December 2011
Director of Product Development Conduit Labs May 2008 - August 2010
Lead Technical Director Pixar Animation Studios January 2002 - May 2008
Software Engineer Fraunhofer CRCG 1999 - 2001
House Painter Flying Colors Broadcasts July 1998 - October 1998


Brown University Math/Computer Science 1997 - 2001
Loomis Chaffee School 1994 - 1997

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Wearable Tech

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Fareed is a high integrity, responsive advisor who gives actionable advice based on real industry experience. He has been a fantastic resour ... ce for us here at The Tap Lab.
Oren Jacob
We worked together at Pixar Animation Studios  •  Cofounder, CEO, ToyTalk, Inc. and Instructor, Entrepreneurship, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.
One of the strongest people I've ever hired out of school. Fantastic early in his career, only better now with Pixar, Conduit, and RunKeeper ... under his belt. Gifted leader and such a joy to work with. One of the best.
Paul Hsu
business operations, zynga. Previously venture capital investing, NeoCarta Ventures. Yale grad.
Sam Shank
They're my advisor  •  CEO, HotelTonight. Previously Founder & CEO, University of Virginia grad.
Fareed always impressed me at Runkeeper - he had a strong vision, inspired the team to do grew things, and came up with clever solutions. i' ... m excited to see what he can do on his own.
Nabeel Hyatt
We worked together  •  Venture Partner, Spark Capital. Previously Mentor, TechStars. Purdue grad.
Driven, smart, and engenders fierce loyalty from those who work with him. One of my favorite people to ever work with.
Bobak Emamian
We worked together  •  Board of Advisors, Dash Software, LLC. and Committee Member, New York Digital District.
As an advisor to Prolific, Fareed has been a huge help in our growth. His ability to simplify problems, set realistic goals, and then measur ... e those goals has allowed us to create discipline in our strategy. He has brought a lot of learnings from his diverse experience while being an engineer, product manager, GM, and leader. We've been able to identify our target customers, make difficult decisions to cut out ideas that were a distraction and we owe it to Fareed's strategic lens. Fareed has a super power when it comes to startups.