Theban Ganesh - IDEABOOST. Toronto, ON, CA

Theban Ganesh Theban Ganesh

Product & Innovation Consultant | North Forward Inc.

Toronto, ON, CA

Theban Ganesh is a Faculty member for IDEABOOST.

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Theban Ganesh is a 2x entrepreneur that’s obsessed with startups & building new things. Most recently, he was the co-founder & CEO of Jingu Apps Inc (the first mobile messaging discovery platform), which was acquired by Rebellion Media in 2012. Prior to Jingu, Theban co-founded Social Telephony to enable voice & messaging for Facebook app developers. He sold that company in 2008 to Zoosk Inc. Theban’s career started off in R&D where he spent a few years as a developer before he was asked to help build Redknee’s Offshore R&D center. He spent 2 years in India and successfully built a 100 person offshore team. Theban was also the lead product manager on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). Over 3 years, he helped build BBM into one of BlackBerry’s strongest selling points with an active base of 60M users. Theban Ganesh received his Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

Industry Expertise (4)

Telecommunications Wireless Program Development Computer Software

Areas of Expertise (8)

Mobile Devices Mobile Technology Mobile Applications Product Management Software Development Agile Methodologies Entrepreneurship Cloud Computing

Education (1)

University of Waterloo: B.Math., Computer Science 2001

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