Unreasonable Mentors

Radhika Malpani

Founder Google Images, Former Senior Eng Director @ Google, Startup Advisor/Board Member

Radhika is an Unreasonable Collective Member and Mentor. Radhika has participated in 6 programs, including mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 79 Unreasonable companies.
Radhika is a senior leader with a track record of identifying high potential opportunities, and building high performing teams to deliver very large impact organizations and products. She has founded and been responsible for several critical products at Google. Starting with leading the Ads team in 2000, Radhika went on to work on core websearch, and then founded and lead Google Images, growing it over a period of 8 years to over 1B queries/day. More recently, she started and grew Google Travel Search. An alumnus of UC Berkeley, Radhika has worked at Google since 2000 and before that at some of the leading technology firms like Hewlett Packard Labs and Siemens.
Radhika is very interested in the application of technology for social impact, especially in the domains of global health, education and conservation. She currently sits on the boards of Nexleaf Analytics, Educate! and Simprints, advises several startup CEOs including TalkingPoints, Francis Energy, Dost. She is also a technical advisor to CIFF (Children’s Investment Fund Foundation), and works closely with GAVI and Google.org