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.


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.

Most recently commented on: Airbnb, Alphabet Eye Homebuilding


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.

Most recently commented on: What I Learned Visiting Amazon’s Store


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.


Abdulaziz Al Maqbali

Co-founder and Creative Director, Waslalabs

Abdulaziz is a creative marketing strategist, human experience designer, idea person, brand storyteller, and a campaign planner. Abdulaziz is responsible for leading himself and his team at Waslalabs to design creative and effective marketing experiences. That includes marketing identity design, marketing stories, and user experience design.


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 Inumella

Founder & CEO, Samosa Labs

Abhilash is leading a young startup based out of Hyderabad which is building Android-first products for the 90% of India that doesn't speak English. Abhilash also launched an audio sharing app called Samosa to share delightful audio bites in local languages. Before moving back to India, he worked as a software engineer at Facebook. Being a badminton lover, he built a portable indoor Badminton arena that's with him to play any time, any place.

Most recently commented on: Why Snapchat Doesn’t Care About India


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.


Abhimanyu Dhamija

CEO, AmberStudent

Abhimanyu is an internet entrepreneur based in Mumbai and the Bay Area. He is a computer science graduate from IIT-Bombay and worked at Citigroup as a Quant. He then went on to co-found Housing.com, india's premier real-estate search platform. Currently, he is working on improving lives and solving problems for students and immigrants moving to the developed world.


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.


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.

Most recently commented on: Our Silent Future


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 Lawrence

Program Manager Intern, Microsoft

Adam is currently a studying computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Previously he was a software architect at One Hudson Ventures, where he developed a product for real estate analytics. He now focuses on blockchain applications in finance. Adam is half-Tunisian. He grew up in Saudi Arabia and lived there for 15 years.