Erik Kjell

Erik Kjell has fifteen years' experience leading product and designing useful software that motivates end-users to act.

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.

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, and Seattle.

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 useful software that motivates end-users to act.

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.

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, and Seattle.

1TechCrunch Disrupt, Chase App of the Year; 2017