Person Overview

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Primary:
Founder & Managing Director at Felicis Ventures
Past:
Board Observer at Foodspotting, Senior Manager, Websearch & Syndication at Google, See All (4)
Education:
Boston University, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Location:
Palo Alto

Detailed Description

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Aydin Senkut is the founder and managing director of Felicis Ventures.

Prior to starting Felicis Ventures, Aydin was a senior manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in the Asia Pacific. He then joined Google as its first product manager to launch Google’s first 10 international sites, its first online search licensing products, and Safe Search. He then became the first International Sales Manager at Google, responsible for world-wide licensing deals.

Before joining Google, Aydin was the product manager for data visualization and data mining software mineSet, and led the business development efforts for the financial services industry at SGI.

Aydin received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors from Boston University. He also earned an MBA in marketing from the Wharton School and an MA in International Studies from the school of arts at the University of Pennsylvania.

Aydin is on the boards of Clearslide, Massive Health, Imageshack and the Wharton Entrepreneurial Program. He was also featured on Businessweek, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Financial Times Germany, and San Francisco Chronicle.

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