Jain at Tech Cocktail Week
|Born||6 September 1959 |
|Alma mater||IIT Roorkee
XLRI – Xavier School of Management
|Occupation||Co-founder and chairman of Moon Express|
|Known for||Founder and former CEO of Infospace|
Naveen K. Jain (born September 6, 1959) is a business executive, entrepreneur and the founder and former CEO of InfoSpace. His work at InfoSpace was one of the contributors to the dot-com bubble. InfoSpace briefly became one of the largest internet companies in the American Northwest, before the crash of the dot-com bubble and a series of accounting lawsuits. After moving to Intelius, Jain co-founded Moon Express, where he is currently chairman.
Jain was born in India and grew up in a poor family. He earned an engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur before moving to the United States. Initially working for several tech companies, eventually joining Microsoft in 1989. He founded InfoSpace in 1996.