If anyone could realistically hope to replace Google, it is probably Sridhar Ramaswamy and his team of talented engineers and advisors. Some of the best-known investors have already backed him with tens of millions of dollars too. His venture, Neeva has attracted funding from top-tier investors like Inovia Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Greylock.
In this episode, you will learn:
- The incredible team behind Neeva
- Picking your startup cofounder
- The biographies that have inspired Sridhar the most
- Ramaswamy’s top advice when thinking about starting a business
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About Shridhar Ramaswamy:
Sridhar Ramaswamy is the Chief Executive Officer of Neeva, a software company, started by himself, Cosmos Nicolaou, and Vivek Raghunathan in 2019. Sridhar has been a Venture Partner at Greylock Partners since October 2018.
Prior to founding Neeva, Sridhar Ramaswamy oversaw all of Google’s Advertising products, which included search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel. He joined Google as an engineer in 2003 and was an integral part of the growth of AdWords and Google’s advertising business. Before that, Sridhar was a Director of Engineering for the analytics platform at E.piphany. He also held research positions at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore).
Sridhar Ramaswamy earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and his Master of Science and Ph.D. in computer science from Brown University. He has published numerous papers on database systems and database theory and holds several patents in that area.
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