Mukund Mohan is the Chief Technology Officer at BuildDirect. As BuildDirect’s CTO, Mukund sits on the executive committee and leads the company’s technology team, focusing on software and hardware processes, data architecture, and BuildDirect’s core intellectual property. Mukund brings 20+ years’ experience managing cross-functional technology teams and leading software development & product management at both startups and global technology companies.
Mukund’s career encompasses numerous leadership roles at the world’s top technology companies including Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and Cisco Systems. Most recently, Mukund was Director at Amazon Business, responsible for automated quoting and analytics products. There, he grew the customer analytics and quoting business seven fold in 14 months. Mukund is also a successful serial entrepreneur, founding three companies and selling two, creating over 4.7X returns for investors over five years. Most notably he was the founder of BuzzGain, a social media monitoring SaaS product, acquired by Meltwater Inc. in 2011.
Mukund earned a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Mysore, India, a Master of Science from University of Maryland, and a Master of Business Administration from University of Berkeley.
In his spare time, Mukund enjoys cooking for his wife and four kids. When he grows up he wants to be a Master Chef.
Favorite book: Entrepreneurs At work
Words to live by: Discipline over intellect.