|Stanford University, BS||2004|
Prerna Gupta is an entrepreneur, investor and author. She is currently working on book about the future of technology in Silicon Valley. She was previously Chief Product Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Smule. Prior to that, Prerna was co-founder and CEO of Khush, where she led the company to profitability and acquisition by Smule in 2011. She was also responsible for producing viral videos for her products that have reached over 200 million views. Before her foray into entrepreneurship, Prerna worked in consulting at Monitor Group and early-stage venture capital at Summit Partners. She studied Economics at Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2004. Prerna was voted one of FastCompany’s Most Influential Women in Technology 2011, and her writing has been featured in the New York Times, TechCrunch, Forbes, HuffingtonPost and more. She is also an active angel investor and a Resident Mentor at 500 Startups.