Jagdish is a storyteller, engineer at heart and a technology entrepreneur with a successful record of leading product and technology development in multiple companies. He leads product, engineering and technology teams at Point Pickup to help build the future of last-mile delivery, Gig and flex work with innovative solutions while staying focused on the present challenges of optimizing routes, matching and delivery algorithms, along with building a seamless driver and delivery app experience for our partners and customers.
Previously, Jagdish spearheaded a large eCommerce retailer implementing their digital transformation strategy along with optimizing content and checkout experience, personalized recommendations and a one of a kind shopping experience that helped the retailer generate new revenue streams. He was a CTO and founder of 2 startups, an AI and chatbot startup, HeyMojo(Techstars) and an edtech startup MangoReader – helping children improve creativity, build reading habits using interactive stories with over 5 million stories read. MangoReader was acquired by EkStep(Founded by Nandan Nilekani, Co-Founder of Infosys) and is in use in thousands of classrooms in India. He was also an architect and core team member of the 5 member startup team behind Summly -an AI news summarization technology startup that was acquired by Yahoo for USD 30M within 9 months of starting up.
Jagdish has over 18 years experience building large scale systems in eCommerce, Mobile, AI and EdTech domains and loves solving complex problems using technology and product development. He has won several global awards for his startups and his work on technology and is a prominent speaker on a range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Mobile App experience and User Engagement. He is also a mentor and advisor to various Voice, AI and EdTech startups and reads stories to children in his free time.