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Princeton University, BE 1999
Electrical Engineering


Co-Founder / CTO

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Saran Chari

Saran is co-founder and CTO of Flixster.

Before Flixster, Saran was one of the early employees at the startup Edusoft, where he ran the engineering team. Edusoft provided assessment management software based on unique, low-cost scanning technology to public school districts. Edusoft was bought by Houghton-Mifflin in 2003.

Before Edusoft, Saran worked for Scient, the former internet consulting firm.

Before Scient, Saran earned a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Sofa Labs 9/2009Series A$1.2M11
Eventbrite 12/2008Series A$1.5M13



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