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Co-founder, CEO @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Beerud is a co-founder of Webaroo and is responsible for the overall strategy, execution and growth of Webaroo. Prior to Webaroo, Beerud founded Elance, the world’s largest online services marketplace. He played various leadership roles at different stages of the company’s growth, including product & business strategy, product management, marketing & business development, and remains on the board of directors. Prior to founding Elance, Beerud worked in the financial services industry – modeling, structuring, and trading fixed income securities and derivatives at Merrill Lynch and before that at Citicorp Securities. Beerud’s graduate research, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, involved developing autonomous learning software agents for personalized news filtering.

Beerud earned an M.S. in computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology & a B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Bombay, where he was awarded the Institute Silver Medal. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is a holder of 2 technology patents.

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Chief Executive Officer

Co-founder, CEO

2004 - Current   (over 12 years)
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1998
2005
Founder & VP
1995
1998
AVP
1994
1995
AVP

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Investments (1)

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Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment

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