Sridhar Ramaswamy

Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Neeva
Venture Capital Partner, Greylock

Sridhar Ramaswamy is the Chief Executive Officer of Neeva, a software company, started by himself, Cosmos Nicolaou, and Vivek Raghunathan in 2019. Sridhar has been a Venture Partner at Greylock Partners since October 2018.

Prior to founding Neeva, Sridhar oversaw all of Google’s Advertising products, which included search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel. He joined Google as an engineer in 2003 and was an integral part of the growth of AdWords and Google’s advertising business. Before that, Sridhar was a Director of Engineering for the analytics platform at E.piphany. He also held research positions at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore).

Sridhar earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and his Master of Science and Ph.D. in computer science from Brown University. He has published numerous papers on database systems and database theory and holds several patents in that area.

Neeva Continues Growth, Welcomes Steven Shure as Chief Business Officer

Neeva Continues Growth, Welcomes Steven Shure as Chief Business Officer

Sridhar Ramaswamy and Vivek Raghunathan on 10/14/21
We are delighted to welcome Steven Shure to the Neeva team. Steven played a pivotal role in building and running Amazon Prime and oversaw Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer Marketing organization for over a decade. At Neeva, Steven will serve as Chief Business Officer, overseeing all business operations.
The need for privacy-first service providers

The need for privacy-first service providers

Carl Lischeske, Sridhar Ramaswamy and Avi Fein on 04/22/21
We can’t build privacy-first products without service providers that do the same. Make it easier for us to find and buy solutions that take privacy seriously. Respecting user privacy is something all of us should embrace.
Neeva Makes Progress in Reimagining Search

Neeva Makes Progress in Reimagining Search

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 03/08/21
The Neeva team is excited to announce that three technology pioneers are joining our team and that we've raised an additional $40 million Series B funding round to accelerate our work. With this funding, we can continue to make great strides towards building an ad-free, private search engine focused on you -- the customer.
Why repealing Section 230 is not enough

Why repealing Section 230 is not enough

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 10/26/20
There has been a lot of talk about repealing Section 230. With some merit, Section 230(c)(1) has been called "the twenty-six words that created the Internet." (This law was passed in 1996; talk about prescience!) Simply put, it allowed for digital platforms to host user content without being responsible for what the content said. While there has been clarification and litigation, the essence has stood the test of time.
What is the future of search?

What is the future of search?

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 07/07/20
We were overwhelmed and humbled by the response to the announcement of Neeva. Tens of thousands of users signed up to join our waitlist and wrote in so many reasons why they were excited to use Neeva. Thank you all for the feedback!
A new way to search that works just for you

A new way to search that works just for you

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 06/22/20
Finding information that is important to us—weather, jobs, sports, that strange headache symptom—is a basic and deeply personal human need. In less than twenty years, we’ve gone from looking up information in encyclopedias to being able to find almost anything with a tap on our phone!