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Degrees

Indian Institute of Technology, Bachelors in Technology
University of Illinois, Masters of Science
Electrical Engineering
Harvard Business School, MBA

Current Companies

Senior Vice President Products & User Experience
Advisor

Former Companies

Senior Director, Product Management
Mentor
Member of the Founding Team of the Universal Application Network (UAN) Business Unit

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Deep Nishar

Deep Nishar is the Vice President of Product at LinkedIn, a position he took in December 2008. Prior to LinkedIn, Nishar was a long time Google executive who helped start its mobile business and other key products.

As Director of Wireless Products at Google, Deep Nishar developed and implemented the product strategy for Google’s mobile products worldwide. Prior to Google, Deep worked at Siebel Systems where he was a member of the founding team of the Universal Application Network (UAN) business unit which grew to a $40 million a year run rate in its first year.

Prior to Siebel, Deep founded Patkai Networks, a web services based software integration company. At Patkai, Deep built the product and engineering organizations and drove all of the business operations for the company. Additionally, Deep was an associate at The Boston Consulting Group and also held various product management, marketing, finance and engineering roles at Cummins Engine Company, where he was awarded three patents.

Deep received his Bachelors in Technology with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, where he was awarded the Institute Silver Medal. Deep also received a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School where he graduated with highest honors as a Baker Scholar.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Numerify 10/2013Series A$8M5
LawPivot 12/2010Seed$600k7
Optimizely 3/2010Angel$1.2M21
VigLink 6/2009Seed$800k8

Videos

Sources

  1. Numerify Raises $8M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Google Ventures Leads $600K Investment In LawPivot, A Quora For Startup Legal Advice (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Optimizely A/B Tests Its Way To $1.2 Million In Funding From A Roster Of Top Angels (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. VigLink Raises $800K To Take Hassle Out Of Affiliate Programs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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