Rahul “RJ” Jain recently joined Metamorphic as a technical advisor where he will be helping the Metamorphic portfolio with scaleability and tech recruiting. RJ previously was the Director of Engineering at Sidecar Technologies, a popular ride-sharing start-up. Prior to Sidecar, he co-founded Appurify, which was eventually acquired by Google. Prior to Appurify, RJ was a principal software engineer at Zynga where he helped develop Farmville. He also led the Tools Division and received Zynga’s prestigious “Technical Rockstar Award.”
RJ graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, where he was also nominated for the Distinguished Leadership Award for creating the app, “gobluelink”, which was acquired by the University. In addition, RJ is an active angel investor with participation in 10 companies, within the big-data/analytics/consumer space, that have successfully raised subsequent rounds of financing from top tier investors. He also holds 3 patents in mobile application space.