Cofounder and CTO of Loom
Vinay Hiremath is a cofounder of Loom and currently the CTO where he oversees the architecture, infrastructural unit economics, scaling and output of the team, as well as the strategic technical direction of the company. In 2017, he was named to Forbes list of “30 Under 30”. Before Loom, Hiremath worked at Upthere, a cloud-computing startup, where he gained most of his technical competency in service architecture and distributed systems. Before Upthere, he worked at Backplane, a social network startup for celebrities. Prior to his time at Upthere, Hiremath interned at Facebook, primarily working on optimizing the mobile web composer, the tool that allows someone to post a status update to their timeline. Hiremath studied computer science at the University of Illinois where he was recognized and received the Young Alumni Achievement Award.