Gokul Rajaram Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 83
  • Portfolio
  • 51
  • Exits
  • 29

Gokul Rajaram General Information


Mr. Gokul Rajaram serves as Product Engineering Head at Square. He also serves as Advisor at Good AI Capital. He also serves as Partner at Firebolt Ventures and Board Member at Pinterest. He also serves as an advisor at Demandsphere He also served as Advisor at Ribbon. He is a Product Lead at Caviar. He also serves as Advisor at Compound. He also serves as entrepreneur-in-residence at Merus Capital. He served as Fund Advisor at Jungle Ventures. He also served as the Product Director of Ads for Facebook. He also served as Advisor at Orgami Logic. He was a Founder at Chai Labs. He has extensive experience across a broad range of Internet technologies, including video, contextual, search, and mobile advertising. He served as Product Management Director of Google AdSense. He led AdSense product management at Google from January 2003 to November 2007. He has extensive experience in the online advertising industry. He launched Google AdSense for Video, which provided video publishers the ability to embed contextual ads directly into their video players. He also helped drive a number of Google's acquisitions, including DoubleClick, AdScape, and dMarc. He has held diverse roles at Onetta and Sycamore Networks. He has an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management, an M.S. in Computer Science from UT Austin and a BTech in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur. He also serves as Advisor at Scout Ventures. He is also an Angel Investor. He currently serves on the executive team at DoorDash, where he leads Caviar, a premium food ordering service. Prior to DoorDash, he worked at Square, where he led several product development teams and served on Square's executive team. Prior to Square, he served as Product Director of Ads at Facebook, where he helped Facebook transition its advertising business to become mobile-first. Earlier in his career, Rajaram served as a Product Management Director for Google AdSense, where he helped launch the product and grow it into a substantial portion of Google's business. Rajaram holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he was awarded the President of India's Gold Medal for being class valedictorian. He also holds an M.B.A. from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He serves as Board Member at The Trade Desk.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Gokul Rajaram Investments (83)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
LambdaTest 16-Nov-2020 Early Stage VC 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000000 12-Nov-2020 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000000 (000000 29-Sep-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Accounting, Audit and Tax Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000 15-Sep-2020 00000 00000 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000 07-May-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000000 25-Feb-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 18-Feb-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 000000 03-Feb-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Routable 10-Jan-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Kisan Network 31-Dec-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Logistics Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
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Gokul Rajaram Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
My Ally 30-Sep-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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Boost Media 24-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition
SimpleReach 29-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition
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Gokul Rajaram Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gokul Rajaram Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Gokul Rajaram Co-Investors (331)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 5 0 Series chart Industry bar
Haystack 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Joshua Schachter 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kevin Weil 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Steve Chen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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