Basic Info

Name:
Sairam Chilappagari
Contributor Status:
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Initial Contribution Date:
05/28/2015
Primary Location:
New York, NY, USA

Career Info

Primary Industry:
Entrepreneurship, Music, Technology
Personal Career Headline:
FOUNDER AND CEO OF JUKEBOX.IO
Business Description (One-Liner):

Music service for public venues.

Experience Timeline:
6-10 years of work experience

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Career Snapshot:

Sairam Chilappagari is a Founder and CEO of an NYC based music startup, Jukebox.io, believes in giving people control over the music they listen to, in any social setting with a simple touch. Jukebox.io makes it easy for venues to host a jukebox and patrons to play their favorite music right from their smartphones. Simply put – a smartphone based social jukebox. He loves to create and evolve services from ideas into something truly valuable to the end user. He is a technologist with demonstrated success designing and implementing services for more than ten years. Before Jukebox.io, he built/lead teams at Jetsetter and Disney interactive media group.

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What do you do best?:

Get things done.

What makes you the best version of yourself?:

I always try to surround myself with people smarter than me and have an open mind to listen to the industry experts.

What are your aspirations? (Personal and Business):

Personal:

Lead a healthy life style

Travel across the world – meet people & experience cultures

Read more books

Business:

Lead more by examples

Provide as many jobs as possible and help people to reach their full potential

Make Jukebox.io a household name across the world.

Motto?:

Touch as many people’s lives as possible through service and philanthropy

Favorite People/Role Models?:

I would like to meet Elon Musk (or) Richard Branson

Favorite Places/Destinations?:

Istanbul, Turkey – has over 2500 years of history. Whether it’s people, culture, architecture or food; it offers something for everyone. It’s a road where eastern and western worlds meet.

Favorite Products/Objects?:

More than what I want to have; products that I cannot live without – smartphone & laptop

Current Passions?:

Interests

Photography (www.chilzapphotography.com)

Cycling (participated in Seattle to Portland bike ride)

Tennis

Things you want to learn/excel?

Hiring smart people

Guitar playing

What Else To Know

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How will you become the best?

By hiring smart people. In Steve Jobs’s words, “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.”

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