Mr. Vishal Makhijani serves as Board Member at Copper CRM. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Udacity. He serves as an Advisor at InSync.Ai. Prior to joining Udacity in 2013, he held leadership positions at high-growth companies, including Zynga, Yandex and Yahoo where he scaled the business to millions of users. Prior to joining Yandex, he was senior vice president of Yahoo's Search Group where he lead the group to over $1 billion in revenue and open sourced Yahoo's search engine. Prior to Yahoo!, he was general manager at Inktomi where he navigated a change in business models and orchestrated the sale of the company to Yahoo. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the New York and Silicon Valley offices, serving Fortune 500 and startup clients. He has held board positions on several public and private companies and is currently on the board of both Copper and Pepperdata. He holds a degree from the University of Connecticut.