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Rahul Sonnad - ceo & co-founder, TESLOOP, Playa Vista, CA - City-to-city transportation in semi-autonomous electric vehicles.

Tesloop’s mission is to expand access to and increase the utilization of sustainable transportation. Tesloop offers City-to-City transportation in the World’s Most Advanced Electric Vehicles.

Rahul founded his first startup, thePlatform, in 2000. It offers an industrial-strength online video management system. This became the backend for services by Verizon, Microsoft, Hulu, Qualcomm and Comcast, who acquired the company in 2006 for over $100m. Rahul’s next company, Geodelic, offered a location based content discovery and mobile commerce service that was adopted by Verizon, Universal Studios Theme Parks, and Korea Telecom. Before startups, Rahul worked as an engineering manager at Adobe and at Microsoft, first as a product designer for MS Word, and later as the R&D Manager for all of MS Office's Asian versions - which had over $1B annual sales. He attended the Harvard Business School’s MBA program, received a Masters in Computer Science and Japanese from the University of Washington, and studied anthropology at UPenn.

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