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Shaukat Shamim

Youplus, Inc
Founder & CEO
Shaukat Shamim is the founder & CEO of Youplus. Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs Youplus has created the world’s first Video Opinion Search Engine that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to surface insights and tell us why people think, feel, and act the way they do. Youplus unlocks and indexes the world’s opinions from the Video Web, making opinion content searchable, and turning market research into search.
Prior to Youplus, Shaukat was the founder and CEO of Buysight, a performance marketing and self-serve marketplace company that was acquired by AOL in 2012.
Prior to Buysight, Shaukat was the founder of Rhythm Newmedia, one of the first mobile advertising companies that merged with Blinx and subsequently went public as RhythmOne (RTHM:Lon).
Shaukat was an early member of the Yahoo! team from 1997, where he led the creation of one of the first messaging platforms, Yahoo messenger, that was at the time the largest online community in the world with more than a quarter billion people connected.
Shaukat was also a partner at Neocarta Ventures, a $300m early stage venture fund based in Silicon Valley.

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