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Krishen Iyer: A Leader in Online Marketing Strategies

Krishen Iyer is an online marketing strategist who has spent the last year leading top tech firms in digital marketing. Krishen has a breadth of experience that spans several different industries. His work has earned him recognition as one of the most influential thinkers in this field. Successful CEO Krishen Iyer is also an author, speaker, and educator with degrees from Stanford University and Columbia Business School. His latest book, “The One Thing”, was published by HarperCollins (2013) to rave reviews.


Krishen began his career at McKinsey & Company before moving on to Google. He worked for more than ten years building global brands like YouTube, Android, Chrome, Gmail, Maps and News through groundbreaking innovations in user interface design, mobile technology, web advertising, and digital media. Krishen Iyer has worked closely with several of the world’s most influential tech companies, including Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Google, Adobe Systems and Facebook.


Just recently, the successful entrepreneur started working along Tesla Motors, and PayPal to help them innovate in i-commerce mobile devices software. Business Insider has recognized his work as one of the top 40 under 40 people in tech. Krishen Iyer holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS degree with distinction in Computer Science & Engineering from Stanford University. He was named to the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society. 

He is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, former chair of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), board member of the International Rescue Committee. He is on the advisory boards for several startups, including Money, 23snaps, Revelo Bikes. Krishen Iyer also holds four patents in user interface design. Krishen has travelled extensively to more than 40 countries worldwide, leading marketing initiatives for top organizations across different industries both within North America and abroad.