Rahul Sonnad

Rahul Sonnad

Rahul Sonnad is the co-founder & ceo of TESLOOP. Rahul started his technology career in Seattle, first as an engineer at Adobe, and then at Microsoft who recruited him to design the Japanese versions of Microsoft Word. He founded his first startup, thePlatform in 2000, which offered a backend video platform for large online services such as Hulu, Verizon and Comcast, who acquired the company for over $100m in 2006. Rahul’s next startup, Geodelic, offered a location based content service that was adopted by T-Mobile, Verizon, and Universal Studios Theme Parks. His latest startup, Tesloop, has a mission to expand access to and increase the utilization of sustainable transportation. He attended the Harvard Business School’s MBA program, received a Masters in Computer Science and Japanese from the University of Washington, and studied anthropology at UPenn. But most importantly, he plays comedic songs on the only ukulele ever autographed by Elon Musk.