Dr. Satbir Khanuja is a founding Operating Partner at FUSE and Venture Advisor at Ignition Partners. He serves on the boards of Digi International, a leading IoT company and LevelTen Energy, world's largest renewable marketplace. He also is an advisor to several technology startups including Symend, Enlyft, Livestories and Corestack.
Prior to FUSE and Ignition, Satbir was the CEO of DataSphere Technologies where he created two successful businesses: LandWatch, the world's largest land and rural properties marketplace and DataSphere Local: the leading online and mobile marketing platform for small and medium businesses. Both the businesses were acquired by publicly traded companies. Satbir also spent seven years at Amazon.com as a member of the executive team and was the Vice President of Worldwide Traffic Organization, responsible for driving billions of dollars in sales through free and paid traffic to all Amazon websites worldwide. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of Amazon's IMDb.com and In-Theater businesses, where he created all business functions and built the division into one of the 50 most trafficked web sites in the world.
Prior to Amazon.com, Satbir was with McKinsey & Company where he led projects in several industries, including electronics, telecommunication and banking. He holds a Ph.D. in Ceramics Engineering from MIT and B. Tech. degree from IIT in Bombay, India.