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Meetesh Karia

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

VP of Engineering, Previously Chief Technical Officer, Thinktiv. Duke grad.

VP of Engineering, Previously Chief Technical Officer, Thinktiv. Duke grad.

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Chief Technology Officer The Zebra February 2013 - present
Chief Technology Officer Thinktiv February 2010 - February 2013
Lead Developer B-Side Entertainment, Inc. April 2005 - February 2010
VP of Engineering The Zebra March 2013 - present
Chief Technical Officer Thinktiv March 2010 - March 2013
Lead Developer B-Side Entertainment April 2005 - March 2010
Sr. Developer Trilogy July 1999 - November 2004
Software Development Intern Microsoft 1997 - 1997


Duke University Computer Science, Math 1995 - 1999
Palm Bay High School 1992 - 1995

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  • • Privacy
  • • Information Security
  • • Technical Recruiting
  • • Technology Strategy
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Sports
  • • Fitness

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Trung Vu
We worked together  •  Senior Software Developer, Previously Software Developer II, The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Meetesh has an incredible ability to process large and complex technical ideas and internalize them very quickly. He's very knowledgable abo ... ut technology, has worked with many startup and would definitely be a great technical advisor
Jonathan Berkowitz
We worked together  •  Board Member / Founding Investor, LoveLife Program and Founding Investor, Handshakez. Carnegie Mellon grad. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Meetesh is one of the deepest experts in technical architecture for startups seeking scalability and minimal technical debt. He's got signif ... icant architecture experience that ranges from media communities, to big data analytics to commerce. He can navigate in and out of technology decisions in dozens of industries having put over 50 products in market in the past 5 years.
Chris Hyams
We worked together  •  Board Member, Austin Film Festival and SVP, Product & Engineering, Indeed. Rice grad. Princeton grad.
Meetesh was the architect and technical lead at my startup for 5+ years, and the first person I would think of if I was starting something n ... ew. He knows how to build fast and scale, how to build a great team, and how to adapt and change.
David Crawford
We worked together  •  CEO and Janitor, Metrica. Previously Data Services Engineer, AppNexus.
Meetesh is a helpful, supportive, and an overall smart technologist. He would be a phenomenal advisor.
Elliott Pittman
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, SPMG. Previously Vice President, Marketing, Insurance Zebra.
Well rounded technology executive . He has the uncanny ability to not only troubleshoot complex issues but also has sound strategy in develo ... ping bleeding edge technology

Morgan Flager
They're my investor  •  General Partner, Silverton Partners and Director and/or Investor, various start-ups. Stanford grad.
Morgan is great at listening, ideating and utilizing his network to help however possible.

David Crawford
We worked together at Thinktiv  •  Co-Founder & Creative Lead, Roket. Previously Senior Visual Designer, Thinktiv.
David has blended his great design talents with a deep understanding of early stage businesses, product and entrepreneurship.