Rajiv Jain, an internet and software executive with more than 30 years of experience, is the CTO and CEO of ThinkSys Inc. since January 2012. He has scaled the company to over 300 employees. Rajiv was most recently Chief Technology Innovation Officer at Perion (Nasdaq PERI), where he led revamping of their infrastructure and creating new innovative products.
Rajiv also led the technology integration of Perion's $32M acquisition of SmileBox. He has also previously led large engineering teams in a variety of B2C and B2B experiences including Corbis (CTO) where he worked closely with Bill Gates, the company's Chairman and ex Microsoft Chariman, American Greetings Interactive (CTO) and AT&T Wireless (VP). Rajiv has a MS from University of Rochester, B.Tech from IIT Kanpur where he received the All rounders Gold Medal of his graduating class. Rajiv has also done executive course at Harvard Business School.
Rajiv served on the board of Mobile Entertainment Forum from 2007 to 2008 and was the Founding Board member of University of Washington's Information School.
A serial entrepreneur, Anshul (AJ) co-leads all 11th Street Investments. A prolific reader, AJ brings deep product management and technical expertise in current technologies and industry practices and has helped 20+ companies in launching new products as well as guiding them through their journey of the first 100 customers.
He previously co-founded Capyx, a fintech company that created a SaaS based solution for Cap Table Management. Capyx was acquired in 2018. At UCSB, he founded SB Hacks, bringing 500+ people from around California and raising $100+K for the first run through. He has also worked at Opendoor, working on their buyer experience, making it easier for people to buy a home without an agent.
He continues to be a mentor at Hacker Fund, teaching K-12 students to code, and is a fellow at On Deck, a premier group of early stage founders and entrepreneurs. Additionally, he has a passion for real estate investing, and has multifamily investments in California and Arizona.
AJ has a Bachelor's degree in CS from University of California at Santa Barbara.