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Prerna Gupta        

Serial Entrepreneur; Investor & Author; Founder & CEO of Hooked

Prerna Gupta is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and author. Her writing has been featured in New York Times, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, Forbes, Re/code and more. She was previously Chief Product Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Smule, where she remains an advisor to the Board of Directors. Most recently, she has been leading as founder and CEO of Hooked, a storytelling app.

Prior to that, Prerna was Co-Founder and CEO of Khush, the leading developer of intelligent music apps, like the #1 hit app Songify, an app that turns speech into music. She led the company to profitability and acquisition by Smule in 2011. She was also responsible for producing viral videos for her products that have reached over 250 million views.

Before her foray into entrepreneurship, Prerna worked in consulting at Monitor Group and early-stage venture capital at Summit Partners. She studied Economics at Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2004. Prerna was voted one of FastCompany’s Most Influential Women in Technology 2011. She is also a budding angel investor and Resident Mentor at 500 Startups.

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