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Saumil Nanavati

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Looking for tech founding member in AI Bot space. Hit me up if interested. 2 startups, 1 exit.

Looking for tech founding member in AI Bot space. Hit me up if interested. 2 startups, 1 exit.

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Founder

Sydus Pte Ltd

Advisor

JFDI.Asia

Positions

Strategy InMobi 2015 - present
Head of Product Marketing Sharethrough 2014 - 2015
Director Product, Advertising/Monetization TiVo 2013 - 2014
Mentor JFDI.Asia 2012 - 2014
Investor Golden Gate Ventures 2012 - 2014
CoFounder/CEO/Product Sydus Pte Ltd December 2003 - November 2008
Engagement Manager Epicentric 2000 - 2002
Business Management Analyst Razorfish August 1999 - December 2000
Technical Sales Motorola 1998 - 1998

Education

Purdue University Computer Systems and Economics

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Smart Home
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Content
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

E-Commerce • Digital Media • Business Development • Startups • mobile devices

Key Accomplishments

I like to build+scale mobile and internet media businesses.

15 years international experience as a marketing, product and partnerships professional--ninja at translating complex technology into launching monetizable products (50+) and brands.

Technical Focus:
+Adtech and Data Analytics platforms
+B2B product marketing and product management
+Cloud SaaS solutions
+Mobile, web, IoT, CloudDVR

Business Focus:
+Large multi-party and multi-territory partnerships
+Consumer Lifecycle management: Consumer Electronics, Digital Content services
+Licensing, commercial agreements, legal and compliance

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Rule 1: Work fast, break fast, learn fast
Rule 2: Earn the trust then expect to be trusted
Rule 3: We're all here to earn the right to win; there is no right to win.
Rule 0: No assholes

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Saumil Nanavati
They're my school  •  Looking for tech founding member in AI Bot space. Hit me up if interested. 2 startups, 1 exit.
Has proven ability to see what's coming around the corner in advertising, mobile and brands.
Vinnie Lauria
They're my friends  •  Investor & Advisor, RedMart and Mentor & Guest Lecturer, National University of Singapore. Boston grad.
Saumil is sharp, helpful, and a great mentor. He's helped a number of our portfolio companies.
Nalin Balan
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, +ME. Previously Sales Director - IP Products, Asia Pacific, Cadence Design Systems. Purdue grad.
Saumil has a track record of building and scaling multiple start-ups. His passion to solve real world problems through technology coupled wi ... th his relentess drive and never-say-die attitude leave him in good stead as an entrepreneur. And, he is fun to work with !

Saumil Nanavati
They're my school  •  Looking for tech founding member in AI Bot space. Hit me up if interested. 2 startups, 1 exit.
Has proven ability to see what's coming around the corner in advertising, mobile and brands.