Shyam is a co-founder and CEO of Punchh. Previously, Shyam held positions of increasing seniority at Motorola in its CDMA and WiMAX divisions. He co-founded LoCognition, a mobile startup focused on aggregating and standardizing access to location based services across different cellular networks. He was on the Principal Investments Team at Merrill Lynch and was vice president of business development at Prime Focus, a large media-services company.
Shyam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Shyam Rao, CEO
Headquarters: Mountain View, California
Punchh is the world leader in innovative digital marketing products for brick and mortar retailers, combining AI and machine learning technologies, mobile-first expertise, and Omni-Channel communications designed to dramatically increase lifetime customer value. Leading global chains in the restaurant, health and beauty sectors rely on Punchh to grow revenue by building customer relationships at every stage, from anonymous, to known, to brand loyalists, including more than 100 different chains representing more than $12 billion in annual spend.