MindSumo was founded in 2011 and is located in San Francisco, CA. The company participated in StartX, the Stanford Student Startup Accelerator, and launched at Stanford in February 2012. We're backed by some of the top investors in Silicon Valley, including Voyager Capital, Google Ventures, Data Collective, and StartFund.
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  • Trent
    Trent brings vast design and engineering experience to MindSumo. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Product Design and previously worked on mobile applications at Virgin America and the environmentally focused neXt project at Ford Motor Company.
    Trent Hazy
    CEO
  • Keaton
    Keaton graduated from Johns Hopkins University, where he studied business and history. He previously worked in Oracle Corporation's analyst relations and PR divisions, and has been a part of multiple political campaigns.
    Keaton Swett
    President
  • Rohan
    Rohan has been developing software for a decade. He earned a degree in Computer Science from Stanford while working part-time on programming languages at Optumsoft. Rohan has deep technical expertise, with experience at several startups and on Palm’s WebOS application framework team.
    Rohan Puranik
    CTO
  • Tim
    Tim graduated with a bachelors and masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University this year. He has built routers and operating systems, and contributes an incredible amount to MindSumo’s backend development.
    Tim Mwangi
    Technical Lead
  • Karthik
    Education: graduated from Stanford with Masters and from the College of Engineering, Guindy with Bachelors in Electrical engineering. What I Love: data, math, signals, hiking and ice cream. At Mindsumo: develop systems to deal with data and explore cool stuff
    Karthik Ravichandran
    Software Engineer
  • Fern
    Fern came away from UC Berkeley with a degree in Mathematics, a passion for web applications, and a crippling weakness for boba drinks. She loves solving interesting problems with cool people using both new and tried-and-true technologies. Fern also finds it very odd to be writing about herself in the third person.
    Fern Wood
    Software Engineer
  • Aaron
    Aaron recently graduated with a degree in Technocultural Studies (with a focus on internet and social media) and Philosophy from UC Davis. He was the first of his friends to jump on MySpace and Facebook and is always one step ahead of the social curve. Keep an eye on the blog for his weekly posts.
    Aaron Weiss
    Community Manager
  • Alex
    Alex manages client engagement and success at MindSumo. He graduated from Boston University with a dual concentration in finance and marketing. Alex previously worked for a boutique investment bank in Boston, specializing in technology M&A and capital transactions. He loves to travel.
    Alex Arrigo
    Client Manager
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