Mr. Kabir Shahani is a Co-Founder of Amperity, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He is also an Angel Investor. He is a technology entrepreneur and senior executive with start-up/bootstrap, venture funding, M&A and IPO experience. Prior to Amperity, he co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Appature, a company developing relationship marketing platform that enables brands to deepen customer relationships through an integrated data infrastructure, multi-channel campaign toolset, and innovative analytics engine. In recognition of the Appature's success, he was named one of BusinessWeek's "Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs of 2009" and was also named a 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal "40 Under 40" honoree. In 2012, he was awarded the U.S. SBA "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" award.