Mentor Session: Shruti Challa
A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit http://sxsw.com/mentors for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session - http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/200
Started career at Founders Fund in 2008, left to start first company at the age of 21 in 2009 Tribal Atmosphere (Pinchd) - to connect people through interesting local activities. Joined the core team (6 full-time) of Campfire Labs (group messaging platform) in late 2010, and recently sold to Groupon pre-IPO. Also advises start-ups on early user acquisition, founding team dynamics and customer development. On the side, enjoys professional classical dance, tennis and meeting amazing people.