Join Refresh Miami & TheVentureCity for a fireside chat with OfferUp CTO, Ameesh Paleja. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, in August OfferUp announced it was expanding by opening up an engineering office in Miami! Learn more about what they have planned for our city.
In addition to serving as OfferUp CTO, Ameesh is also the co-founder of Atom Tickets, a social movie ticketing app and website backed by Lionsgate, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fidelity Management & Research Company. Its board of advisors includes Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Tyler Perry, Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson.
Before joining OfferUp, Ameesh was the CTO of Starz and oversaw the modernization of Starz’s technology platform, enabling an international expansion and managing the overhaul of the company’s digital media publishing pipeline. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years at Amazon, where he was the founding employee of Amazon’s digital research and development facility in Southern California, managing a team of over 550 employees for products including Amazon Prime Instant Video, Amazon’s Appstore, Cloud Drive, and Kindle.
Interviewing Ameesh will be 3-time Tech CEO and investor, Mark Kingdon. Mark has been investing in early-stage startups for 15 years and his portfolio includes unicorns Twitter and TheRealReal, Refinery29, Homelight & OfferUp!