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Nilesh Thakker

Zinnov LLC.
Head- US Operations

Nilesh head Zinnov LLC. US Operations. He used to be the CTO of inPowered and lead the company's Product, Engineering and IT teams. Nilesh worked closely with inPowered customers and employees to come up with media products that help publishers, marketers and consumers become more influential and successful. Nilesh loves to hire people passionate about products and the impact their work has on changing the world.

Before inPowered, Nilesh led Engineering, User Experience and Product Management for KAYAK's online advertising platform. Kayak.com is the world's most popular travel search engine. Prior to Kayak, Nilesh was the Managing Director of Intuit India, where he established Intuit's product development center in Bangalore, which is now close to 400 engineers strong. Nilesh also led the engineering and products teams at Intuit including the Intuit Developer Network and QB Software Development Kit, and the QuickBooks Online Platform (QBN).

Prior to 1999, Nilesh co-founded Sitemetrics, which was one of the first companies to offer SEO and site performance measurement and monitoring services. Nilesh also worked at Humphrey Systems, where he designed and developed the Atlas Corneal Topography system, an ophthalmic medical device, which is used to optically measure the curvature of the cornea. The system was awarded the Photonics Product of the Year award and gained substantial market share within the first year of its introduction for its easy-to-use software, clinically superior algorithms and compact mechanical design.