Sharad Verma is a product and business leader in social media. He founded Pinfluencer in Feb, 2012 – the first enterprise level discovery marketing and analytics suite for Pinterest. Sharad has been an innovative leader and an entrepreneur for many social start-ups. He led social search at Yahoo building integrations with del.ici.ous, flickr and forums into search results. Sharad has started companies like TripAha – helping travelers get trip recommendations from their social graph and EventsTonight – a mobile app to discover nearby, casual events.
Sharad has spoken at conferences such as SMX and SES about search engine and SEO topics. Most recently he has spoken on panels about Pinterest and Social Commerce educating audience on how to be successful on Pinterest. As the CEO of Pinfluencer, Sharad oversees Pinfluencer’s product and business and is helping large online retailers, publishers, brands and agencies grow their presence and drive ROI from Pinterest.