Ram Shriram


Ram Shriram

Kavitark Ram Shriram is the founding board member of Google and one of the first investors in Googlecite web|title= Future of Internet is bright in India |author=|coauthor |url=http://www.ndtvprofit.com/2008/03/29200359/Future-of-Internet-is-bright-i.html|publisher=NDTV |accessdate=2008-06-04] cite web|title= 2 Indians in Forbes' richest Americans list |author=|coauthor |url=http://in.rediff.com/money/2006/sep/22indians.htm|publisher=rediff |accessdate=2008-06-04] . He earlier served as an officer of Amazon.com working for Jeff Bezos, founder & CEO. Ram came to Amazon.com in August, 1998, when Amazon acquired Junglee, an online comparison shopping firm of which Ram was president. While at Amazon, Ram helped grow the customer base during its early high growth phase in 1998/1999. Before Junglee and Amazon, Ram was a member of the Netscape executive team, joining them in 1994, before they shipped products or posted revenue.

Kavitark Shriram ranked 583 at Forbes worlds list of billionaires 2007 and ranked 677 on 2008.cite web|title= #677 Kavitark Ram Shriram |author=|coauthor |url=http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/10/billionaires08_Kavitark-Ram-Shriram_PED7.html|publisher=Forbes |accessdate=2008-06-04]

Ram is an MBA graduate of the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, also Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Madras and a founding board member of Google and 247customer.com. Ram also serves on the boards of Plaxo, Zazzle and PodShow. Ram also serves on the advisory board of Naukri.com, a leading classifieds site in India which has leading marketplaces in jobs, matrimony and real estate serving the Indian market.

Shriram said there is no magic formula to success. Rather, it comes from continual small ``block and tackle" moves. Oh, and it helps to have a little book called ``Ram's Book of Mistakes" to guide the way.

He currently owns 3.4 million shares of Google.cite web|title= #258 Kavitark Ram Shriram |author=|coauthor |url=http://www.forbes.com/lists/2005/54/PED7.html|publisher=Forbes |accessdate=2008-06-04]

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