Kamal Jain

Distinguished Scientist
eBay
Kamal is a scientist interested in the interface of technology and business innovation. He is well known in both academic community and technology industry. He has published 75+ research papers in top notch conferences and journals. He has also published 100+ patents, a third of which have already been granted. He enjoys mentoring. He has mentored dozens of PhD students, most of whom are now at top universities and companies.
Kamal, together with his wife and daughter, is a Seattle area resident since 2000. He spent 11+ years with Microsoft before he moved to eBay in 2011. At Microsoft he was involved in strategic research, such as search loyalty program and music business models. His timely research helped Microsoft to develop an alternate strategy than buying Yahoo entirely, thereby saving a fortune. His research work also inspired Microsoft's research center in Boston area. Currently he is the first researcher in eBay, Seattle area.
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