Momchil Kyurkchiev

Co-Founder and CEO of Leanplum

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) Published in: Wired TechCrunch WSJ TheNextWeb GigaOm VentureBeat GeekWire Pando Daily Pocket Gamer Darik Radio Entrepreneur Mobile Marketing Watch