Contributors

Our subscribers include the most important and interesting people in technology and business. Here are some of them. If you are a current subscriber who would like to be included on this page, please email contributors@theinformation.com.


Aarjav Trivedi

Founder & CEO, RideCell

Aarjav is the founder and CEO at RideCell where they power multi-city carsharing, ridesharing, on-demand rentals, pooled rides, and autonomous services for car companies including BMW, private fleets like Google, and transit agencies like VTA and Southwest. Aarjav started Summon/InstantCab, an early player in ridesharing, in 2012 and grew it to over 2300 drivers in San Francisco. Aarjav studied CS and infosec, and was a research and software engineer at CipherTrust, Secure Computing, and McAfee.

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Aaron Batalion

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Aaron is a partner at Lightspeed. Prior, he was a co-founder and CTO at LivingSocial.


Aaron Holm

CEO, Blokable

Aaron is the CEO of Blokable. He loves building teams that bring design and technology together to go after big problems. He's had the privilege to build companies and teams in Toronto, Miami, New York, and Seattle and is currently working on scalable housing production.

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Aaron Suplizio

Director, Strategy & Business Development, Experian

Aaron is responsible for strategy and business development for Experian's Consumer Information Services business unit, with an emphasis on identifying market trends and facilitating partnerships with key players in the rapidly evolving FinTech startup ecosystem. Aaron's areas of focus include mobile payments and marketplace lending. Prior to joining Experian in 2013, Aaron spent five years at Line 6, a venture-backed music technology firm where he held various positions in product and marketing.

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Aashish Chandarana

Senior Vice President, 21st Century Fox

Aashish specializes in media, technology, mobile, broadcast and product management. He is experienced in Digital Product Management, Delivery and Technology Solutions in media and content environments with a keen eye for detail in consumer focused organizations.


Abhi Chirimar

Founder, Instawell

Abhi is the co-founder of a health tech startup in Singapore. A very big part of his job is to learn from users and communicate that opportunity to their tribe. Abhi believes that participating in communities like The Information is a great way to learn faster from a stellar group of users.


Abhilash Pillai

Director of Product, Flipkart

Abhilash is currently building products around logistics at eKart, the logistics arm of Flipkart, one of the largest e-commerce marketplaces in India. Prior to his current role, he was the head of products for data platform at Flipkart. During his tenure at Flipkart, Abhilash launched the promotions platform that defined how e-commerce sales and offers were run. Abhilash previously worked at Yahoo where he worked on the Yahoo toolbar and identity management platforms. Before joining Yahoo, Abhilash worked in sales for ITC Ltd in their FMCG distribution business.


Abhinav Pobbati

Abhinav is interested in emerging technologies in the fields of artificial intelligence and blockchains. Abhinav is based in Washington D.C. working as a contractor for Federal clients (primarily) and he also works on his own projects that include the aforementioned technologies to bring efficiency to the government technology landscape.

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Abhishek Nag

Director of Business, Hike Messenger

Abhishek grew Facebook in India, then led strategic partnerships at Uber. He is now heading business development and strategic partnerships at Hike Messenger. He has over a decade of experience building products and businesses for Indian consumers.


Abi Tyas Tunggal

Special Projects, Spaceship

Abi is the first employee at Spaceship, a superannuation fund for the future. Abi reads to work out what's going on and what will happen next. He thinks investing for the long-term, whether that be financially or personally, is important.

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Adam Besvinick

Anchorage Capital Group

Adam is a venture investor in Series A and later companies at Anchorage Capital Group. Before that, he was a seed investor at Deep Fork Capital. Prior to joining Deep Fork, Adam was the first business hire at Wanelo, leading partnership and monetization efforts. Before starting at Wanelo, he graduated from Harvard Business School, during which he worked part-time for Lowercase Capital, Gumroad, and a couple other early stage companies. Adam also used to co-lead By/Association, an angel investor group which made three investments. Prior to entering business school, Adam was a telecom investment banker at Jefferies and graduated from Duke University in 2009.


Adam Epstein

Founder, Third Creek Advisors

Adam is a former institutional investor, and now an advisor to CEOs and boards of pre-IPO and small-cap companies through his firm, Third Creek Advisors, LLC. He speaks monthly at corporate governance and investor conferences and has appeared internationally more than 100 times since 2012. Adam is the author of The Perfect Corporate Board: A Handbook for Mastering the Unique Challenges of Small-Cap Companies.

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Adam Goldberg

Co-founder, Trident DMG

Adam is one of the nation’s leading advisors helping companies and individuals address their reputational and political needs. He has been an advisor, advocate, and strategist for entrepreneurs, VC and PE firms, startups, high-growth, and public companies. Adam served in the White House as special associate counsel to President Clinton from 1996 to 1999, providing advice on communications and political strategies for the Monica Lewinsky, campaign finance, technology transfer, and other investigations. Serving as a White House spokesman, Adam worked on congressional, Department of Justice, and independent counsel inquiries.


Adam Kurkiewicz

Manager, Private Markets, Washington University in St. Louis

Adam is the manager of private markets for Washington University Investment Management Company. He is responsible for research, sourcing, due diligence, and manager selection and monitoring for private equity and venture capital investments for the WUIMC portfolio. Adam earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wisconsin Lutheran College and a master’s degree in applied economics from Marquette University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations.


Adam Mosseri

Director of Product, Facebook

Adam leads the News Feed product team at Facebook. Before this role, Adam was the design director for Facebook’s mobile product group. Before Facebook he worked at TokBox as the company’s first and only designer in 2007 and 2008. Adam began his career by founding a design consultancy in 2003 with offices in New York and San Francisco.

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