Aydin Senkut General Information
Mr. Aydin Senkut serves as Angel Investor at Aydin Senkut. He served as Board Observer at Clear Labs. Mr. Senkut is the Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at Altitude Networks and YotaScale. He serves as the Board Member at PredictSpring, Weddington Way, Guideline, ClearSlide and MindSnacks. He also serves as the Board Observer at Vicarious FPC. He has been named one of the top 25 tech angels by Businessweek recently and was featured as one of the top 8 up and coming VCs by Forbes' Midas List. Felicis Ventures portfolio encompasses over 80 companies currently including Clearslide, Dropcam, Inkling, Practice Fusion, Rovio, and Shopify. In the last few years, over 46 Felicis backed start-ups have been acquired by firms such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Groupon, Microsoft, AT&T, Disney, Ebay, Chegg and Intuit. Prior to starting Felicis Ventures, Aydin was a Senior Manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in Asia Pacific (including Japan). Aydin joined Google in 1999 as its first Product Manager to launch Google's first 10 international sites, its first online search licensing products and its first Safe Search. He then became the first International Sales Manager at Google, responsible for world-wide licensing deals. Before joining Google, he was the Product Manager for Data Visualization and Data Mining software MineSet, and led the business development efforts for the financial services industry at SGI. He received a BS in Business Administration with Honors from Boston University. He also earned an MBA in Marketing from the Wharton School and an MA in International Studies from the School of Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Advisor at Ultimate.ai.