Gautam Rao is a serial entrepreneur and product and engineering founder of multiple mission driven software companies. He specializes in product validation, definition, design and software development.
At Pursuit, he’s working on enabling skilled workers easily access global opportunities and has raised money from Sequoia Capital, Angellist Spearhead and early investors in companies such as Dropbox. Before this, he was co-founder and Head of Product at Finvoice, where he helped create a first of it’s kind software for the small business lending industry that brought down application times from weeks to minutes. Prior to Finvoice, he worked on a dietary needs mobile app for food discovery and as a software engineer at Barclays Capital. He holds a Masters in Engineering Management from Stanford University and a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.