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Krishna Motukuri


Co-Founder and CEO
Krishna Motukuri is the CEO of Zippin, drawing on his deep retail technology, ecommerce and startup experience to lead Zippin. Most recently, he was a portfolio company CEO at Naspers Group, where he built and grew multiple e-commerce businesses in India and South Africa. Earlier in his career, Krishna spent seven years at Amazon leading teams in search, marketing, global expansion and supply chain. In 2006 he left Amazon to start Ugenie, a next-gen comparison shopping site that was acquired in 2008 by Post-acquisition, Krishna assumed the role of SVP, Business Development at Lulu and established key partnerships with Apple, McGraw Hill, Google and others.

Krishna has a Master's degree from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a Bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. In his spare time, he enjoys travel and spending time outdoors with his family.

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Monday Jan 14
2:45 - 3:15 PM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
The move towards autonomy is on and the options are expanding daily, but what is right for your operation? This rapid-fire pitch session will help you survey the latest payment options to hit the market. Five leading startups will have five minutes... Read more