Ankit Jain

Founding Partner, Gradient Ventures and Director of Engineering, Google

Ankit Jain is a Founding Partner at Gradient Ventures and a Director of Engineering at Google. Previously, he was Vice President of Product at SimilarWeb, which he joined via the acquisition of mobile intelligence startup Quettra that he founded and led as CEO.

Prior to Quettra, Ankit was the Head of Search, Discovery, and Infrastructure for Google Play, which he joined through the acquisition of Cuil. At Cuil, he helped build several parts of web, real-time, and social-search engines from scratch.

Ankit received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley (Cal) in 2007 and his MS in Computer Science with a focus on Parallel and Distributed Computing from Cal in 2008. He received a Certificate in Management of Technology from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at Cal in 2008.