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University of Alabama, MS 1990
Computer Science
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, BE 1985
Computer Science
University of Madras, BE 1985
Computer Science

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VP Engineering
VP Product Engineering
Director, Real Time Messaging
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TS Ramakrishnan

TS has a long track record of helping build some fairly successful startups – including Oracle, Yahoo!, Skype, Facebook, and Admob.

Most recently he was VP of Engineering at AdMob, the leading mobile advertising marketplace

Prior to AdMob, TS worked as VP of Engineering for Facebook, where he oversaw the social networking site’s architecture, led Facebook’s product engineering team, and built the site’s first mobile version. Prior to Facebook, TS served as Head of Partner Technologies for Skype.

TS also pioneered Yahoo! Instant Messenger and Mobile Messaging products, which he led for over seven years. Prior to his decade building out Yahoo, TS spent another decade helping to build out Oracle from its infancy. In his spare time, TS is an avid ‘arm-chair’ cricketer and stays up all hours of the night to catch his favorite teams in India live via satellite.

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