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Ankit Jain


Ankit Jain is currently the Head of Search & Discovery for Google Play; the world's largest digital content and mobile application store. Previously, Ankit helped build several parts of a web search engine from scratch at Cuil, Inc. (a venture backed startup), contributing to the indexing and serving components. While at Cuil, he also helped design and implement their real time search engine. He is an advisor to several startups in Silicon Valley and is a speaker at several conferences on a variety of search and mobile related topics. Ankit received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2007 and his MS in Computer Science with a focus on Parallel and Distributed Computing from UC Berkeley in 2008. He received a Certificate in Management of Technology from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley in 2008. More about him at

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