Lax Poojary, CEO & Co-Founder, Touring Bird (Area 120-Google)
Lax Poojary leads a small team of Engineers, Designers, UX Researchers, BizDev Managers and Content strategists that built Touring Bird – app that helps travelers explore, compare, and book tours, tickets, and activities from multiple providers in top destinations around the world—all in a single place. Lax is most passionate about building high-performance teams that get to work hard on new, innovative and cool products.
Lax worked for 6 years at JP Morgan’s Investment Bank and made the transition from Wall St. to Silicon Valley to work at Google post his MBA from the University of Michigan. Lax started his career as a Software Engineer at Wipro Technologies after he graduated from the University of Mumbai with a degree in Computer Science and Information Technology.