Aakrit Vaish

Aakrit Vaish is a technology entrepreneur and investor, currently the CEO of Haptik, a company in the mobile customer support space he founded in 2013. Haptik is a smartphone app that allows you to get help with products and services over messaging, and has been featured by Google Play in the Productivity category on Google Play. Prior to Haptik, Aakrit ran global business operations for Flurry, the leader in mobile analytics and advertising solutions. One of the earliest hires at Flurry in San Francisco, he was instrumental in the company’s growth going from $0 to $100m and along the way moved to Mumbai to start and run the India office. In 2013, Aakrit also Co-Founded and was the lead investor in Flat.to, an accommodation search platform for college students. He is an active adviser and investor in Indian technology startups, and a frequent speaker at industry events particularly on mobile and emerging markets. He has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.