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Shaukat Shamim

Youplus, Inc
Founder & CEO
USA

Shaukat is the Founder and CEO of Youplus, a Consumer Lifestyle-Sponsoring Platform.  YouPlus uses machine learning to create a “Lifestyle-Graph” specifically geared towards what matters in consumer’s lives. Whether it’s the specific genre of music they prefer to download, restaurant openings they may like to attend, specialty coffee they want to drink, or causes they support. Using the graph YouPlus offers items they already love for free, completely sponsored. 

Prior to Youplus, Shaukat was the Founder and CEO of Buysight, Inc., which enabled performance marketers to buy online display advertising like search. Buysight was acquired by AOL in 2012.  Before Buysight, Shaukat founded Rhythm NewMedia, a global leader in mobile advertising that was acquired by Blinkx in 2013.

Shaukat was a Venture Partner at NeoCarta Ventures, $300m early stage venture firm, where he invested primarily in mobile and early stage consumer companies. Shaukat was an early member at Yahoo! where he pioneered the development of the instant messaging platform- Yahoo! Messenger.

 

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 14
 

3:00pm PDT