Erik Kjell

Erik Kjell has fifteen years' experience leading product and designing software to give unique superpowers to customers.

Previously, Erik was co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Tomorrow, whose award-winning1 iPhone app was acquired by Ethos in 2022 after a $100M investment by SoftBank.

In leadership of engineering, Erik has shipped modern APIs, microservices, payments, AI/ML, semantic search, and messaging in applications for enterprise cloud and consumer mobile.

From aesthetics to analytics, Erik designs useful software that motivates customers to act. If you want someone's intent curiosity focused on your growth opportunity, look no further.

For over a decade, Erik has invested in early-stage companies like Coinbase and Instacart and now he advises executives in Austin, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, or wherever you might be.

1TechCrunch Disrupt, Chase App of the Year; 2017

Erik Kjell

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Role

Product Lead

Dates

Month, 2018 - Month, 2019

Accomplishments

  • Built a team of 6 developers specializing in A.I. and data science to make a new search engine
  • Seed-funded a startup from concept to MVP in 3 months
  • Conceived of a new approach to natural language processing (NLP) to measure sentiment
  • Created an algorithm that separated signal from noise in unstructured data
  • Achieved a combined relevance and confidence of 95%
  • Applied the algorithm to public data sets at a volume of 1B posts per week
  • Negotiated a 1-year global Twitter firehose partnership
  • Built an automated net prompter score (NPS) for the top 1,000 consumer brands
  • Optimized the model to infer intent for user acquisition, retention, and churn in social data
  • Learned the risk of building a product on a 3rd party data when renewal cost increased 10x

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Award-Winning PRINCIPAL Product Leader

Erik Kjell has fifteen years' experience leading product and designing software to give unique superpowers to customers.

Previously, Erik was co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Tomorrow, whose award-winning1 iPhone app was acquired by Ethos in 2022 after a $100M investment by SoftBank.

In leadership of engineering, Erik has shipped modern APIs, microservices, payments, AI/ML, semantic search, and messaging in applications for enterprise cloud and consumer mobile.

From aesthetics to analytics, Erik designs useful software that motivates customers to act. If you want someone's intent curiosity focused on your growth opportunity, look no further.

For over a decade, Erik has invested in early-stage companies like Coinbase and Instacart and now he advises executives in Austin, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, or wherever you might be.

1TechCrunch Disrupt, Chase App of the Year; 2017