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G. R.



Palo Alto, California

G. R.'s Work Experience



August 2014 to Present

Co-Founder and CEO

March 2012 to August 2014

Stanford University


January 2013 to April 2013

G. R.'s Education

Stanford University

Ph.D Computer Science

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

B.Tech Computer Science

About G. R.'s Current Company


About G. R.

📖 Summary

I am Co-Founder and CEO of, the creator of Swell. Swell is a radically simple personalized news radio app now on the iOS App Store (Android version coming soon). I am lucky to be working with the most amazing team ever. We are hiring! Roles are available for software engineers and a product manager. My background: • Experience building successful startups SnapTell acquired by Amazon subsidiary A9 in 2009 and Sanera Systems acquired by McDATA Corporation in 2003. • Technical expertise in algorithms, data mining and applications to consumer mobile and Internet. • Experience building software products and leading projects from concept to delivery with rigorous execution. • Over fifteen years of software research and development experience. Specialties: Bringing technology to consumer mobile apps.Software @ From August 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Co-Founder and CEO @ is the creator of Swell (, a mobile app like Pandora for news and information. Swell offers an elegant and simple user experience powered by an algorithm that learns and magically surfaces the best audio content based on listener preferences and the wisdom of the community. It streams content from a wide range of sources including NPR, TED, ABC, and top iTunes podcasts. - Featured by Apple among "Best New Apps" in News - Top 50 Apps of 2013 by TIME Magazine We are looking for great engineers and a growth marketer to add to the team. I would appreciate any referrals. Thank you. From March 2012 to August 2014 (2 years 6 months) Instructor @ Enjoying teaching CS469 "Algorithms for mobile applications" at Stanford this Winter quarter. The course is about what it takes to go from algorithmic research to products. From January 2013 to April 2013 (4 months) Entrepreneur in Residence @ Incubate a new mobile startup. From August 2011 to March 2012 (8 months) Chief of Architecture, Visual Search @ • Led team building next generation mobile visual search technology for Amazon. • Technology development at, subsidiary of focused on search technologies in the bay area. • Joined via acquisition of SnapTell in 2009. From June 2009 to July 2011 (2 years 2 months) Founder and CTO @ Co-founder of a technology startup that developed innovative mobile visual search service for consumers. SnapTell ( was funded by venture firms NEA and JK&B Capital. From February 2006 to June 2009 (3 years 5 months) Sr. Software Architect @ Joined McDATA through the acquisition of Sanera Systems in 2003. Lead software architect of McDATA reporting to the CTO, responsible for technical roadmap leading to 2007-2008 and beyond. Provide technical direction to a team of more than 100 engineers in 3 design centers. Lead technical due diligence and evaluation of new technologies in the areas of SAN Switching and Extension software. Participate in authoring ANSI standards. Develop API Strategy for interfacing with 3rd party Software Companies. From September 2003 to February 2006 (2 years 6 months) Software Architect and Senior Manager @ Dual roles of software architect and senior manager of startup software team. From December 2000 to September 2003 (2 years 10 months) Ph.D, Computer Science @ Stanford UniversityB.Tech, Computer Science @ Indian Institute of Technology, Madras G. R. is skilled in: Start-ups, Mobile Devices, Algorithms, Architecture, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Distributed Systems, Product Management, Strategy, User Experience, Mobile Applications, Software Development, Scalability, Machine Learning, Android, Software Engineering, Strategic Partnerships

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Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)

Average Tenure

1 year(s), 11 month(s)

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