Amit Jhawar



Amit Jhawar is the CEO of Attentive, the AI marketing platform for leading brands. Attentive is designed to optimize message performance through 1:1 SMS and email interactions. Infusing intelligence at every stage of the consumer's purchasing journey, Attentive empowers businesses to achieve hyper-personalized communication with their customers on a large scale. Leveraging AI-powered tools, a mobile-first approach, two-way conversations, and enterprise-grade technology, Attentive drives billions in online revenue for over 8,000 leading brands around the world.

Previously, Amit worked as a Venture Partner for the venture capital firm Accel. Prior to Accel, he was CEO of the peer-to-peer payment app, Venmo, where he presided over its exponential revenue and user growth. He took the top job at Venmo after serving as the COO and CFO of payments processor, Braintree, for six years. Amit joined Braintree in their first 30 employees and led the acquisition of Venmo—and eventual sale of both companies to PayPal. Amit has deep experience in private equity and consulting with prior roles at KKR, Bain Capital, and McKinsey.