Growing a Successful Team and Building Tech within a Startup

Scheduled for: January 20th, 2021, 10:00 am PT / Category: Interviews

How do you grow a successful team while building complex AI technology in a small startup environment?

As a seasoned technologist and leader, Amit co-founded THE YES after two decades of experience including all three of the early search pioneers (Google, Bing, and Inktomi); Groupon, before and immediately after its IPO; and Bloomreach, where he spent four years as CTO and VP Engineering. At Groupon, Amit powered it’s hyper-growth by leading teams on personalization, search, and targeting. He was recruited to run engineering at Bloomreach, a leader at the intersection of machine learning and enterprise software. Amit brings deep technical experience and engineering leadership to THE YES, where the team is re-writing the architecture of e-commerce, leveraging the latest in search and ML technologies. Amit received a BS at IIT-Delhi and MS at the University of Washington in computer science. He lives in Los Altos with his wife and two children.

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