Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Business, Self Driving @ Lyft
Mayfield Fund @
BS Engrg @
Carnegie Mellon University
Mech Eng/Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, helped create first interactive networked media applications at Bell Atlantic in early 90s (including VOD and interactive TV), joined @Home when it was a startup and ended managing e-commerce product and sales for the public company Excite@Home. Started and ran Snapfish as CEO since 1999. It's now one of the largest
Mech Eng/Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, helped create first interactive networked media applications at Bell Atlantic in early 90s (including VOD and interactive TV), joined @Home when it was a startup and ended managing e-commerce product and sales for the public company Excite@Home. Started and ran Snapfish as CEO since 1999. It's now one of the largest online photo services in the world with over 80M members. The company was profitable and growing faster than the market. We sold Snapfish to HP in April 2005 for $300M.
Became a Managing Director at Mayfield Fund in August 2005 - a top silicon valley venture capital fund with over $2B under management and invested in 14 companies over 7 years in consumer internet/mobile, e-commerce, SMB, online adtech, social, and marketplaces.
Started a new vehicle to cofound companies alongside awesome founders (cofounder.co) and then started and ran one of the companies - fitmob - which grew into one of the largest fitness networks in the US in over 8 cities. fitmob joined forces with market leader ClassPass in May 2015 and i've joined the management team to fulfill our mission and help scale.
Specialties: Leadership, Venture Capital investing, General Management, Financing, Marketing, Business Development, Product Management, Financial Analysis.
head of international & new supply @ From May 2015 to Present (6 months) San Francisco Bay AreaVenture Advisor @ From October 2012 to Present (3 years 1 month) Menlo Park, CABoard Member @ From January 2006 to Present (9 years 10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Member @ From September 2007 to Present (8 years 2 months) San Francisco Bay AreaInvestor @ From April 2011 to Present (4 years 7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Member @ From October 2009 to Present (6 years 1 month) CEO & cofounder @ From June 2013 to May 2015 (2 years) San Francisco, CABoard Member @ From August 2011 to February 2014 (2 years 7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Observer and Investor @ From January 2007 to January 2014 (7 years 1 month) Beijing City, ChinaBoard Member @ From January 2008 to December 2013 (6 years) Founder & Managing Partner @ From October 2012 to June 2013 (9 months) San Francisco Bay AreaInvestor @ From March 2011 to June 2013 (2 years 4 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaManaging Director @ From January 2005 to October 2012 (7 years 10 months) Board Member @ From August 2010 to January 2012 (1 year 6 months) Board Member @ From January 2007 to July 2010 (3 years 7 months) CEO & Co-Founder @ From October 1999 to April 2005 (5 years 7 months) Senior Director @ From 1996 to 1999 (3 years) Manager, Business Development @ From 1992 to 1994 (2 years)
MBA @ Harvard Business School From September 1994 to 1996 BS Engrg @ Carnegie Mellon University From September 1988 to 1992 Raj Kapoor is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Product, Product Management, Business Development, Marketing, Leadership, Finance, Financial Analysis, E-commerce, Online Advertising, Sales, Management, Non-profits, Start-ups, Social Media, Business Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Product Development, User Experience, Strategy, Social Networking, Analytics, Monetization, Marketing Strategy, Product Marketing, B2B, Mergers, Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, Mobile Devices, Digital Media, Enterprise Software, New Business Development, Angel Investing, SaaS, Recruiting, Go-to-market Strategy, Mobile Marketing, Web Analytics, Private Equity, Online Marketing, Growth Capital, Early Stage Companies, Social Media Marketing, Digital Strategy, SEO, Executive Management, Venture Financing, Mobile Applications
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