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VP & Head, Yahoo Small Business

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Director, Product Management - Searchmonkey, Yahoo!
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Amit Kumar

Amit is VP & Head of Yahoo Small Business.

Previously, Amit was founder & CEO of Lexity, the App Platform for Ecommerce. Developers write-once, distribute-everywhere, to millions of Ecommerce merchants, globally. Lexity was acquired by Yahoo in July, 2013.

Lexity was a Spark Capital, True Ventures and 500 Startups funded startup.

Previously, Amit was VP Product for Dapper, an Accel-funded startup focussing on semantic advertising. Before that, at Yahoo! Web Search, he introduced Semantic Web technology to Search, invented SearchMonkey, filed 15+ patents, and managed publisher-focused products. Amit has deep expertise in Search, Semantic Web, Advertising and Networking; and has experience both founding startups and building new products for Fortune 500 companies. Amit is also President of the IIT Delhi Alumni Association in North America.

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    Amit Kumar added a position as VP & Head, Yahoo Small Business at Yahoo!.
    Posted 12/20/13 at 3:14pm
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    Amit Kumar added a position as Founder & CEO at Lexity.
    Posted 7/29/09 at 11:10pm
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    Amit Kumar added a position as VP Product Management at Dapper.
    Posted 9/16/08 at 2:32pm
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    Amit Kumar added a position as Director, Product Management - Searchmonkey, Yahoo! at Yahoo!.
    Posted 5/15/08 at 9:41am

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