SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs is recognizing Amperity CEO Kabir Shahani as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2018 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Kabir Shahani as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event.
Kabir is CEO at Amperity, and a technology entrepreneur and senior executive with experience building transformative data and software products. He co-founded Amperity with the vision of empowering marketers, analysts, and technology teams with access to the Customer 360 view they need to drive digital transformation and bring their best ideas to life. Solving the chronic data challenges facing many of the world's most well-known consumer brands, Amperity has seen rapid growth and outsized impact since its commercial launch less than a year ago.
"It's an honor to be recognized, but the real tribute goes to the people I have the privilege of working with every day," said Kabir Shahani. "First, my extraordinary colleagues who are building this company and inventing groundbreaking technology to fuel a product that has been desperately needed in the market for many years. And second, the customers we serve, including GAP Inc., Kendra Scott, Wynn Las Vegas, TGI Fridays, PMI, and Seattle Sounders FC, among several others. The leaders at these companies are unwavering in their commitment to delivering incredible customer experiences, and are doing the hard work of driving digital transformation to bring those experiences to life."
"A dynamic economy depends on dynamic entrepreneurs who disrupt industries and occasionally give birth to entirely new sectors," said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. "The purpose of Builders + Innovators is to support emerging leaders in their quests to innovate faster in order to grow their ideas. We are pleased to recognize Kabir Shahani as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2018."
For nearly 150 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Amperity, the world's first Intelligent Customer Data platform, is revolutionizing customer data unification and management for the enterprise. Leveraging machine learning-powered identity resolution and the full power of the cloud, Amperity unlocks global customer intelligence, fuels technology ecosystems with a comprehensive customer 360 view, and enables customer-centricity at many of the world's most loved brands.