Leadership

Matt Battles

Vice President, Ad Technologies

Matt Battles serves as A9.com's Vice President of Ad Technologies. Matt joined A9.com in 2004, and has held roles in Finance as well as Sales and Marketing. After leaving to help launch another company in 2007, Matt returned to A9.com in 2010.

Matt brings over 10 years of tech industry experience, within a wide range of disciplines.

Prior to joining A9.com, Matt worked in Business Development at Amazon.com. He also served as COO at Voleon Capital Management LP, currently located in Berkeley, California, where he helped launch the company and its statistical arbitrage trading operations.

Previously, Matt worked at D. E. Shaw & Co., where he focused on the company's internet initiatives; as SVP Product Development at Juno Online Services, he helped launch the company's ISP and the first advertising-supported free e-mail service.

Matt holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Yale University.

Srikanth Thirumalai

Vice President, Amazon Search

Gautam Bhargava

Vice President, Visual Search

Gautam Bhargava joined A9.com in 2009 as Vice President of Visual Search.

Most recently, Gautam served as CEO of SnapTell, a company he co-founded. Gautam also co-founded Vialto Corporation (acquired by Cisco), where he was the CTO & VP Engineering. In his previous roles, Gautam held senior kernel-engineering and management positions at TimesTen Performance Software, IBM Silicon Valley Lab and Silicon Graphics.

For more than 20 years, Gautam has been a part of teams that build innovative software solutions. Gautam holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University, and a B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT, Kanpur. He has been granted twenty-one patents as co-inventor in the area of data mining and database technology and published papers in prestigious journals such as TKDE, SIGMOD, etc.

Marc Delingat

Head of Amazon Search

Marc Delingat joined A9.com in 2016 bringing with him 21 years of expertise in engineering and product development. He is experienced in creating planet-scale products and setting up engaged, cross-functional, diverse, and international teams to build them. His broad skill set includes engineering, applied science, product management, user experience & design, localization, program management, analytics, and operations.

Prior to joining A9.com, Marc worked for 13 years at eBay in several critical leadership roles centered around technological innovation at a global scale. Prior to eBay Marc held senior positions at Cambridge Technology Partners.

Marc holds multiple educational certifications including an advanced degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Technical University in Munich.

David Dubinski

Director, Search Technology

David Dubinksi joined A9.com in 2008 where he serves as a Director in Amazon Search Technologies.

Prior to joining A9, David held infrastructure and security leadership positions at Harris myCFO, was a security engineer at Netscape and a consultant at Accenture specializing in enterprise infrastructure and security.

David holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

David brings over 20 years of software development, infrastructure design and management, and security operations to his role at A9.com. In addition to contributing to overall business planning and providing leadership for strategic initiatives, he leads the technical organization that designs, builds, tests, and supports the foundation that powers Amazon Search.