K. Ram Shriram
"Ram Shriram started Sherpalo in January, 2000... Immediately prior to founding Sherpalo, Ram served as an officer of Amazon.com working for Jeff Bezos, founder & CEO. Ram came to Amazon.com in August, 1998, when Amazon acquired Junglee, an online comparison shopping firm of which Ram was president. While at Amazon, Ram helped grow the customer base during its early high growth phase in 1998/1999. Before Junglee and Amazon, Ram was a member of the Netscape executive team, joining them in 1994, before they shipped products or posted revenue. He drove the many partnerships and channels that Netscape employed to get massive distribution for its browser and server products during those now legendary early days of the Internet.
"Ram is a founding board member of Google Inc. (now Alphabet) and [7.ai](https://www.247.ai/). He also serves on the boards of PaperlessPost.com and Yubico. Ram is a board member on the Stanford Health Care Board of Trustees, as well as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was recently Vice Chair of the Stanford Board of Trustees. He is also an early supporter of MagicBus.org and Gooru.org, as well as a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs)."