Chief Executive Officer | episode 528

Neeva co-founder Sridhar Ramaswamy

Sridhar Ramaswamy is co-founder of Neeva, an ad-free subscription-based search engine created to give users a choice in how they search and experience the Internet, as well as a Venture Partner at Greylock Partners, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Prior to founding Neeva, Sridhar was the senior vice president of ads and commerce at Google, where he spent over 15 years. February 03, 2021

528: Neeva co-founder Sridhar Ramaswamy discusses

  • Some of the tough questions and interesting business challenges Sridhar faced during his time at Google
  • The consequences of an all growth at all costs mentality
  • Sridhar’s take on the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit facing Google
  • Sridhar’s experience at Greylock and why he joined the firm as an investor
  • The genesis story of Neeva
  • Why he felt the time was right to leave Google and start Neeva
  • The importance of having a great co-founder when starting a company
  • Why a customer first model lends itself much better to monetizing content on the web

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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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