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Andrew Eisner, Director of Community & Content

Subjects: Apple, Microsoft, 3DTV, HDTV, Computers, Mobile Devices and Mobile Technology

Andrew Eisner is Retrevo's resident gadget enthusiast and former Executive Producer at PC World Magazine. Andrew is well versed in technology products, having helped establish Ziff Davis' premiere test lab, where he led a team testing the latest high tech gear. When he’s not pouring over gadget specs, he can be spotted riding his motorcycle around Bay Area back roads or hiking in the hills while listening to NPR podcasts on his iPod.


Vipin Jain, CEO and Co-Founder of Retrevo.com

Subjects: Tech Industry Trends, Startup Success, Venture Funding, Business Strategies

As Retrevo's founder and fearless leader, Vipin is responsible for setting the company's direction and guiding it to success. Before Retrevo, as Vice President & General Manager, Vipin conceived, started, launched and ramped up Extreme Networks Wi-Fi business, which he grew to contribute more than 5% to company's revenue within six months of launching the product, shipping and ramping up sales of two generations of unified access products in less than two years. Vipin is the inventor of IEEE 802.1X, the security protocol in wireless and wireline Ethernet, and has been awarded 13 patents. He has a graduate degree in Physics and undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and using Retrevo to get the most out of his home theatre system.


Manish Rathi, Retrevo Co-Founder and VP of Marketing

Subjects: Tech Industry Trends, Startup Success

A creative technologist, Manish directs Retrevo's Direct Marketing and User Acquisition activities as well as helping strategically guide the shape of the Retrevo product and its rollout to increasingly broader audiences. Before Retrevo, Manish was at Extreme Networks, where he was responsible for product management, new product development and technology partnerships. Prior to Extreme, he led the development and implementation of network management systems for FORE systems. Manish holds three patents and has several patents pending. He attended BITS Pilani, where he earned his BE in Computer Science, and holds an MS from Michigan State. When not passionately developing and evangelizing Retrevo, Manish enjoys swimming, golf and spending time with his wife and son. When challenged by founders of lesser search engines, he has been known to ask them to step outside. He has always been the only one to come back inside.


Paul Kaye, Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Subjects: Online Advertising, Trends in Advertising, Trends in Retail, Customer Acquisition for Merchants

With more than a dozen years in the consumer internet space, Paul is responsible for all revenue and partnership deals at Retrevo. A veteran of online shopping search, Paul has built revenue streams from the ground-up for some of the web’s most successful shopping-related companies. Paul was Vice President of Sales for TheFind.com, where he initiated and grew relationships with all online retail partners. Prior to that, he was National Sales Director at Shopping.com (an eBay company), where he landed and managed the company’s largest retailer relationships, including Amazon.com, Overstock.com, JC Penney, and others, and helped it go public in 2004. Before that, Paul was on the original core team at mySimon.com (later acquired by CNET Networks), where he designed all advertising programs, built a national sales team, and grew revenue from $0 to over $16M within 2 years.


Manu Sachdeva, Director of E-Commerce

Subjects: Ecommerce, Consumer Buying Psychology, Vendor-to-Consumer Relations

Manu is Retrevo's ecommerce expert and our authority on the psychology of buying (and selling) in the consumer electronics space. Manu understands the diverse wants and needs of tech shoppers, and works to pair them with the latest and greatest gadgets that fit their lifestyle and budget. Manu was previously Director of Product Management for Newegg.com, Director of Sales and Marketing for Bravo View Technology, Category Manger for Longs Drugs, and Senior Buyer at Fry's Electronics.


Jennifer Jacobson, Director of Public Relations

Subjects: Public Relations, Social Media Strategies, Trends in Technology, Customer Relations, Broadcast Communication, Startup Culture

Jennifer oversees and manages the public relations efforts for Retrevo.com, making sure the company is mentioned an average of four times a day, in a variety of publications including USA Today, Advertising Age, SmartMoney, The New York Times, The UK Register, and TechNewsWorld. Jennifer is the founder of Jacobson Communication, the author of 42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business, and the manager of Retrevo's social media campaigns. Jennifer has worked for and with a variety of startups including LookSmart, MerchantCircle, MarketCulture SquareTrade and the Personal News Network. In her spare time, Jennifer draws in SketchBook Pro and Brushes on her iPad, and preforms/records music in Logic Pro on her DAW.