Livspace,an end-to-end home design and décor platform for homeowners and designers has announced that Gokul Rajaram will come onboard as a Special Advisor. Gokul has also made an investment in Livspace.
Gokul is a consummate product and technology stalwart and has been a top tier business leader both in the early and growth stage for fast paced internet businesses.
He is currently Product Engineering Lead at leading payments and small business solutions company, Square. In his role as Special Advisor, Gokul will work with Livspace on the technology and product strategy across mobile, web, and emerging platforms. In addition he will provide guidance in areas like overall business and investment strategy.
Prior to Square, Gokul led the Ads Product team at Facebook, where he drove product development and execution for Facebook’s advertising products.
Before that, Gokul co-founded Chai Labs where he was the CEO before the company was acquired by Facebook in August 2010. Gokul was also Product Management Director for Google AdSense, where he developed software products for millions of small businesses all around the world. Anuj Srivastava, co-founder and CEO of Livspace and Gokul Rajaram were peers at Google and undergraduate classmates at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.