Founder & CEO, Youplus
Shaukat is the Founder and CEO of Youplus, a revolutionary mobile platform that enables consumers to enjoy great things around them for free, completely sponsored by advertisers. Prior to Youplus, Shaukat was the Founder and CEO of Buysight, Inc., which enabled performance marketers to buy online display advertising like search. Buysight was acquired by AOL in 2012. Before Buysight, Shaukat founded Rhythm NewMedia, a global leader in mobile advertising that was acquired by Blinkx in 2013.
Shaukat was a Partner at NeoCarta Ventures, $300m early stage venture firm, where he invested primarily in mobile and early stage consumer companies. Shaukat also was an early member at Yahoo! where he pioneered the development of the instant messaging platform- Yahoo! Messenger.
Shaukat is actively involved with TiE Silicon Valley as a member of board of directors.