Deepak is a seasoned product management and product marketing executive. He was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Packback (a Chicago-based startup funded by Mark Cuban & other notable angel investors) where he built their product strategy, online marketing strategy and engineering team. Prior to that, he was the Chief Product Officer of IndiaHomes (backed by NEA,
Deepak is a seasoned product management and product marketing executive. He was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Packback (a Chicago-based startup funded by Mark Cuban & other notable angel investors) where he built their product strategy, online marketing strategy and engineering team. Prior to that, he was the Chief Product Officer of IndiaHomes (backed by NEA, Foundation Capital & Helion Ventures) where he built & led product management, marketing and engineering teams. Before that, he was Director of Product Management at Coupons.com (COUP) where he created & grew several multi-million dollar products. He has also been a senior executive at Microsoft & Nokia.
Deepak is a serial entrepreneur and has been with three successful startups across stages (0-1 million, 1-10 million and 10-100 million). He has experience across domains (email, content, coupons, retail, e-commerce, real estate, maps, traffic & education), across product types (consumer, enterprise, mobile, social and platform), across functions (engineering, product management & marketing) and across levels (individual contributor, manager, director, VP and CXO).
Deepak is a mentor at 500 Startups and an angel investor in few startups (Sverve, Packback, Wishberry, TheStylisted). He is also an advisor to Khosla Impact Fund & Impact Engine accelerator and advises several companies on strategy, product, marketing and technology.
Over the last three years, Deepak has reviewed more than 800 business plans and has advised more than 400 startups (TheCatch, Brave Champs, TrackNProtect, Cuponomia, Tushky, etc) in various areas. He has also judged several business plan competitions in University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Deepak is a computer science graduate from IIT, Delhi, India and holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. He is a Mensa member and has patents for 4 of his inventions (3 issued, 1 pending).
TEDx Speaker @ Delivered TEDx talk on "Unleash your Superpower" at Chicago. From March 2015 to Present (8 months) ChicagoKarma Giver @ I love helping people for free. Anyone is welcome to schedule time with me via KarmaCircles. I am at http://www.karmacircles.com/deepak
Over the last 3 years, I have helped more than 400 startups with their product strategy (pricing, features, etc), online marketing strategy (SEO, SEM, Email, Affiliate etc), pitch deck and fund raising process.
I have a pretty large network, so I can be helpful in people's job search and internship search.
I also help professionals excel in engineering, product management and marketing roles. From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Founder @ Do you find yourself giving away your time and professional advice, but have nothing to show after it’s all said and done? KarmaCircles lets you manage the time you give away and simultaneously build your online reputation.
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Anyone is welcome to schedule time with me via KarmaCircles. I am at http://www.karmacircles.com/deepak From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Mentor/Investor @ http://www.500.co/mentor/deepak-goel/
Mentored several startups on strategy, product and online marketing. Some of them are CareLuLu, Social Tables, Innohub, SurvMetrics, AngelCam, ZootRock, VenueSpot, Likeable, AdEspresso, MailLift, SilverPush, Anyadir Education, Credii, Dakwak, Pinmypet, Dropify, Tushky, Floqq, Tastespace, Pricebaba, Greengar, etc.
If you want me to invest in you, please read this interview to understand my investment philosophy.
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http://www.slideshare.net/dgoel/six-questionsfora-greatpitch From 2012 to Present (3 years) Mountain View, CAMentor @ http://khoslaimpact.com/?page_id=291 From 2013 to Present (2 years) Executive in Residence @ From 2012 to Present (3 years) Sunnyvale, CAMentor @ http://theimpactengine.com/portfolio-items/deepak-goel/
Batch 2 - Mentored several companies (ShelfFlip, MealSharing, Youtopia, etc). From 2013 to Present (2 years) Advisor @ Advise the company on product strategy and marketing strategy.
Happy to talk if you are interested in investing in the next round of fund raise. From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisor/Investor @ Native Ads marketplace where businesses connect with the right social media influencers. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Advisor/Investor @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Mentor @ http://www.jfdi.asia/mentors-alumni
JFDI is now recruiting startups for the second program this year, starting in mid August. We're recruiting strong founders and startups creating business model innovations, expressed as platforms and products, enabled by technology, serving Southeast Asian or global markets. More details at http://www.jfdi.asia/accelerate
Reach out to me if you wish to apply. From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisor/Investor @ Uber for in-home beauty services From 2013 to Present (2 years) Board Member @ http://skift.com/2015/08/25/5-new-travel-startups-helping-make-hotel-general-managers-jobs-easier/#1 From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisor @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisor @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Advisor @ Cuponomia is the leading destination for online coupons, deals and promotional codes in Brazil. From 2012 to Present (3 years) Fremont, CACo-Founder & Chief Technology Officer @ Packback helps students get the best value when they buy, rent and sell textbooks. It is funded by Mark Cuban, Howard Tullman, Mark Achler, Mark Tebbe, and several other notable angel investors.
I started as a hands-on advisor and then joined the company as a late co-founder and CTO. I built their product strategy, online marketing strategy and engineering team from scratch. I thoroughly enjoyed the 0 to 1 million journey and have now transitioned out of CTO role to an advisor role. From 2013 to 2014 (1 year) Head of Global Product Management & Marketing (Traffic) @ From 2013 to 2013 (less than a year) Chief Product Officer @ Launched IndiaHomes.com
Built from scratch & led product management, marketing and engineering teams.
Invented the Genie ecosystem - It delivers a wow experience for customers and optimizes the sales cycle. Sales person carries android-based tablet and customer calls are routed to him based on proximity. Sales person visits the customer and uses an enterprise tablet app to show properties, collects booking amount and closes the sale in CRM - all in a matter of few hours.
http://www.newswala.com/India-National-News/IndiaHomes-gets-tech-savvy-for-buyers-12610.html From 2011 to 2012 (1 year) Director, Product Management @ Some of my products -
Brandcaster Social - It allows brands to acquire fans on Facebook using coupons
Save2Card - It allows consumers to put coupons on the retailer loyalty cards e.g. Safeway, Kroger, etc.
Brandcaster - It allows publishers to monetize their traffic using coupons (think Google Adsense using coupons)
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/57203323/Couponscom-Introduces-Publishing-Industry-First-Ability-for-Online-Publishers-of-Any-Size-to-Add-Digital-Coupon-Galleries-to-their-Sites-in-Minutes-for-Free From 2009 to 2011 (2 years) Mountain View, CASenior Program Manager @ Worked on almost all MSN.com features - Authentication & Registration, Email, Mobile, MyMSN, Payments, Search, Travel, Calendar, MSNBC, Weather, User profiles, etc From 2001 to 2009 (8 years) Mountain View, CA
MBA, Entrepreneurship @ University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of BusinessMasters, Computer Science @ IIT Delhi Deepak Goel is skilled in: Product Management, E-commerce, Strategy, Product Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Mobile Devices, Competitive Analysis, Cross-functional Team..., SaaS, Online Marketing, SEM, Start-ups, CRM, Market Research, SEO, Marketing, Lead Generation, Mobile Applications, Analytics, Strategic Partnerships, Google Analytics, Social Media Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, Customer Acquisition, Go-to-market Strategy, Enterprise Software, Management, P&L Management, Mobile Marketing, Advertising, Social Media, Venture Capital, Business Development, User Experience, Web Analytics, Big Data, Consulting, Digital Strategy, Leadership, Networking, Relationship Management
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