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Anshu Sharma
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Attended Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
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The Missing Apple Watch Billionaires: The Platform Test?
Every new platform enables a new breed of entrepreneurs to change the world and become billionaires in the process.  The iPhone (and the smartphones that followed) produced the Uber billionaires, the WhatsApp billionaires, the Snapchat billionaires and so f...
Every new platform enables a new breed of entrepreneurs to change the world and become billionaires in the process.  The iPhone (and the smartphones that followed) produced the Uber billionaires, the WhatsApp billionaires, t...
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Hanging out on Google+ is like talking to all your friends who work at Google. Its like a private social network that happens to be public. :)
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Product Strategy: Read my lips - No New Features
The number 1 mistake I have seen companies of all sizes make is to let the customers, sales people, engineers and tactical product managers decide the product roadmap by adding one feature after another. If you have product market fit and are doing more tha...
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Tech Bubble? Full Stack Goes Beyond $3.7 Trillion IT Budget
I want to convince you that this time it really is different. Its fundamentally different because the silicon valley is bursting out of tech. In the earlier generational shifts of computing paradigms from mainframes to client server and then from client ser...
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The Social Kerfuffle: What is an Employee?
Who owns the behavior of an employee on the social networks? In a world where we have all gone BYOD, and I would posit - gone BYOS (Bring your own "Social Network") - who owns what? And who is responsible when an error is made by the employee? What is an er...
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WhatsApp or Tesla? WhatsApp or Boston Dynamics? 

I come here to bury WhatsApp conversation not to praise it.
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The SaaS Billionaires and Naysayers
If you are on your journey as an entrepreneur to truly build something new and revolutionary, you will hear a lot of naysayers along the way. Today, Salesforce and Workday both announced their financial results — once again showing that they continue to gro...
If you are on your journey as an entrepreneur to truly build something new and revolutionary, you will hear a lot of naysayers along the way. Today, Salesforce and Workday both announced their financial results — once again s...
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Deconstructing Governments: Government as a Service may Threaten Nation State Paradigm
The purpose of a government is provide services to its citizens. After all its all about 'for the people'. Many of these services are not related to a geographical boundary - a few like fire, safety and roads are. This is why we already experience multiple ...
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Full Stack Startup Index
Given that full stack companies are in a league of their own - in terms of the markets they serve and how they are built - I think its time to maintain a list of all full stack startups. Before we do that, let me give you a brief definition of Full Stack st...
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Is your company about to be BlackBuried?
I had an interesting conversation with a fellow executive at Blackberry 4 years ago who wanted my opinion on their product strategy. What I said to him was so obvious that I almost hesitated - build an Android phone. Now, this was common wisdom in silicon v...
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What is Really Not Being Said About Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is not a game. The key players are asking ordinary people to invest their real-world money into a virtual currency that has a lot of potential to save us on transaction costs and speed but is also one of the easiest ways to lose half a billion dolla...
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  • salesforce.com
    VP, 2008 - present
  • Oracle Corporation
    PM and Engineering, 1999 - 2008
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Working hard to make significant, if small, changes to how people use enterprise software.
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  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
    Computer Science, 1992 - 1996
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Computer Science, 1996 - 1998
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