Amit Kapur

Amit Kapur
CEO, Gravity

Amit Kapur is the CEO of Gravity, a technology company that is building the internet’s Interest Graph to enable consumers with highly personalized web experiences. Gravity’s Interest Graph is an online representation of individuals’ real-world interests derived from public conversation, sharing, and profile data on the social web.

Amit was formerly the COO of MySpace, where he led operations, business development, and strategic partnerships for the company. He was an early MySpace employee, helping build and run MySpace Music and MySpace Mobile from the ground up. During his time as COO, MySpace rose to 125 million users worldwide and garnered a profit of nearly a billion dollars in revenue as part of Fox Interactive Media.

Prior To MySpace, Amit studied Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, where he received the Henry Fuchs Award and Royal Dutch Shell Fellowship for excellence in engineering.

Sessions

Panel
Location: Grand Ballroom Level:
Max Levchin (Slide), Vic Gundotra (Google), David Treadwell (Microsoft - Live Platform Services), Amit Kapur (Gravity), Elliot Schrage (Facebook)
Max Levchin predicted more than two years ago that social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace would become the new operating systems of the web, attracting tens of thousands of developers and offering hundreds of millions of users a new starting point for communication, entertainment and utility. Read more.

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