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Product Engineering Lead @
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25 Investments in 25 Companies
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San Francisco
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Gokul Rajaram is the product engineering lead at Square, the commerce company based in San Francisco, CA, that offers local businesses a full suite of hardware and software tools, including the Square credit card reader for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, and Square Register, a full point-of-sale system.

Prior to Square, Gokul was product director of ads at Facebook. In that role, he drove the product road map and execution for Facebook’s advertising products, which account for the bulk of Facebook's revenues. Earlier, Gokul was product management director for Google AdSense. He helped conceive and crystallize the product in early 2003, and played a key role in its launch and growth from 2003 onwards into a multibillion dollar product line.

Jobs (6)

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Product Engineering Lead

Jun 27, 2013 - Current   (about 3 years)
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Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Sep 5, 2010
Jun 27, 2013
Product Director, Ads
Dec, 2007
Dec, 2010
Co-Founder & CEO
2003
Nov 1, 2007
Product Management Director, Adsense
1997
1999
Technical Lead, Advertising Systems
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$10.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$2.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$2.5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jul, 2016$9M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2016$2.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$5.67M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$11.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$8.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2015$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$1.83M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$6.5M / Series A
May, 2013$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$400k / AngelPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$380k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2010$5.6M / Series A
Sep, 2009$1.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2009$2.1M / Seed

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