Abhinav co-founded Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL), the leading provider of artificial intelligence advertising solutions. Prior to that, he was an engineering director at Yahoo!, where he led the development of their next-generation behavior-targeting platform. As a founding member of the behavioral targeting group at Yahoo!, he helped cultivate a start-up environment, building the team and platform from scratch.
He holds a B. Tech in computer science from the IIT Delhi, and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin. He has co-authored almost twenty patents in the areas of database queries and optimization, behavioral targeting, and web-based user analytics.
Abhinav combines an acute sense of business acumen and technology depth, to mentor our portfolio companies on their path to scale-up.