Nirav Tolia has spent the last 20 years creating and leading early-stage, pioneering consumer Internet companies. Most recently, he was CEO and co-founder of Nextdoor, the world's largest local social network. He led the company from its inception in 2010 to the end of 2018. Over that time, Nextdoor launched in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and Australia, and was adopted by over 220,000 neighborhoods worldwide, including 90% of American neighborhoods.
Before Nextdoor, Tolia was COO of Shopping.com, a company he helped create through the merger of Dealtime and Epinions, where Tolia was CEO and co-founder. Shopping.com went public on Nasdaq and was later acquired by eBay for $620 million. Before Epinions, Tolia began his career as employee No. 84 at Yahoo.