Naveen is the CEO and Founder of InMobi, which is a "Mobile Advertising marketplace" that gives advertisers a targeted way to reach out to consumers while they surf the web from their mobile devices. It has also given mobile publishers a wayasdfa to earn revenue and monetize their traffic.
Naveen brings with him rich experience in his field. His journey started with McKinsey & Company. There he worked on developing the strategy for a large Indian conglomerate, as it entered the telecom sector. He also worked with the top management of number of large software companies and consumer product enterprises on various strategic issues.
Later, he joined Charles River Ventures, a top tier VC firm focusing on early stage investing in software and communications. Naveen worked with CRV on developing its India investment strategy. He also briefly worked with a mobile VoIP start-up, vQube Inc, in Silicon Valley.
Naveen is also the Founder & Chairman of a US based non-profit organization,India Schoolhouse Fund (ISF). ISF was formed to set-up schools in rural India. The organization started its operations in 2006 in the rural districts of India. ISF started off with few friends from HBS and has now grown to have over 50 people across India and US.
He has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School (HBS) in Boston. At HBS, Naveen was the recipient of its highest honour â€œThe Deanâ€™s Awardâ€ given for his exceptional leadership and contribution. He obtained Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.
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