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VP, Special Projects @
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Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/jainankit
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Ankit Jain is the VP of Special Projects at SimilarWeb which he joined via the acquisition of mobile intelligence startup Quettra that he founded and led as CEO. Prior to that, he was the Head of Search & Discovery for Google Play which he joined through the acquisition of Cuil where he helped build several parts of a web, real time and social search engines from scratch. Ankit is very involved with the entrepreneurial community via the Startup Leadership Program.

Ankit received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2007 and his MS in Computer Science with a focus on Parallel and Distributed Computing from UC Berkeley in 2008. He received a Certificate in Management of Technology from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley in 2008.

Ankit is a speaker at several conferences on a variety of search and mobile technologies. He co-authored the opening chapter in "Next Generation Search Engines: Advanced Models for Information Retrieval" (http://www.igi-global.com/book/next-generation-search-engines/59723).

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VP, Special Projects

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Company
Aug, 2013
Dec, 2015
Founder & CEO
Oct, 2010
Jul, 2013
Head of Search & Discovery, Google Play
Jul, 2008
Sep, 2010
Senior Software Engineer

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