Momchil Kyurkchiev is a leading expert in mobile marketing and the CEO and co-founder of Leanplum, a rapidly growing startup company with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, and Bulgaria.
Momchil started his career at Google where he spent five years as a software engineer. At Google, he launched multiple quality improvements to YouTube’s ranking algorithms, which resulted in millions of dollars in additional revenue. He also built some of the core A/B testing infrastructure for featured video ads.
After leaving Google, Momchil co-founded Leanplum, the leading platform for mobile marketing automation that empowers marketers to build meaningful relationships with their customers via mobile apps. As the CEO of Leanplum, Momchil raised $46M in funding from top-tier VCs like Canaan Partners, Kleiner Perkins and Shasta Ventures, and won VentureBeat’s GrowthBeat Innovation Showdown, which showcased the most promising startups in the marketing tech space. Leanplum’s customers include Lyft, Tinder, and Macy’s.
Momchil has a M.S. in Software Engineering & Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Speaking Engagements and Publications:
2016 Mobile Apps Unlocked Speaker
2015 Mobile Shopping EU Speaker
2015 Mobile FirstLook 2015 Speaker
2014 Mobile Shopping Summit Speaker
2014 GrowthBeat Innovation Showdown Winner
2014 Casual Connect Singapore Speaker
2013 Kima Day Presenter
2013 TechStars FounderCon Speaker
2013 Enterprise Tech Meetup Presenter
2013 Google I/O Sandbox Presenter
2013 LeadsCon Speaker
2013 GDC Speaker
2012 K&L Gates Game & Gamification Summit Speaker
2012 AngelList Top Trending Startup
2012 TechStars Demo Day Presenter (Selected Top 3 Pitch by GeekWire)
Mobile Marketing Watch