Art Agrawal is a true entrepreneur at heart who studied Liberal Arts at Drexel University in PA. Art was the founder and CEO of YourMechanic, the largest auto service in the US that has raised over $30 million for leading Silicon Valley investors such as Ashton Kutcher, Ycombinator, Softbank, Greylock, DFJ, Andreessen Horowitz, Jeff Clavier, Yuri Milner and SV Angel.
Art is also the proud founder of Care Workforce, an online marketplace to help hospitals hire temp nurses on demand. Right now, Art is working as the CEO and founder of Jerry, an AI financial/insurance advising start up that is currently in stealth mode.
Experienced technical marketing director with proven track record of bringing products to market including product definition (MRD), pricing strategy, project management, product launch and translating the products into significant customer design-ins and revenue growth. Successfully designed in new products at leading OEMs including Sony (PS3, DTV), Samsung (DTV, smart phone), HP (tablets, notebooks), Asus (tablets, notebooks), Lenovo (tablets, notebooks), LG (smart phones, tablets, DTV) and Panasonic (DTV, BD player) among others. Wide ranging experience with semiconductors covering touch MCU, RF, high speed communications, power and Flash memory.
I've been an entrepreneur since graduating SJSU in 2012. Since then I've started over 10 companies. I've had lots of failing, iterating, learning, improving and winning.
My experience ranges in product development, team growth, partnerships, sales and support. I've had the opportunity to work in various industries (from gaming to ad media), mentor and grow teams in India and USA, and built relationships with small to large sized companies. I have also had a company be part of Y Combinator which went to have 60+ staff members with a $24M yearly run rate.
I am passionate about the philosophy of mind and UX research. I constantly explore how people learn, imagine and interact with their surroundings. I believe that there are powerful ideas and concepts in the philosophy of mind that can be used to innovate and shed new light on our understanding of UX.
My personal goal is to base the insights, data and analytical tools TryMyUI delivers on a solid understanding of the way people work so that I can help teams analyze and generate insights from their usability testing more efficiently.
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