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Ep 48: Alternatives to Google: What Could Come Next? With Sridhar Ramaswamy

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In today’s episode of The Veterinary Business Success Show, we’re joined by Sridhar Ramaswamy to discuss alternatives to Google.

Sridhar is an exceptional engineer focused on translating data into revolutionary tech businesses. He is currently the CEO and co-founder of Neeva, an ad-free and deeply personal consumer-focused search service built with privacy at the foundation. As the former head of Google’s advertising business, Sridhar has unparalleled experience leveraging data insights into game-changing infrastructure and is eager to work with entrepreneurs using data at scale to deliver the next generation of consumer and enterprise software.

This conversation with Brendan Howard is centered on the difference between Google and Neeva. Sridhar explains how the algorithm of Neeva functions and how experiencing Ad-free search improves results for the users. 

Podcast Outline

  • [00:00] Podcast Intro
  • [01:06] Sridhar explains how he came up with the idea of starting an Ad-free search engine.
  • [02:21] Sridhar gives an account of his early years at Google.
  • [04:32] Brendan asks Sridhar about the differences between Neeva and Google.
  • [08:30] Sridhar explains how the Neeva search engine works.
  • [11:45] Ad break – Join our veterinary leadership program.
  • [13:00] Brendan asks Sridhar if the people would still choose results based on their feelings and emotions even when they use the Neeva search engine.
  • [16:00] What do you balance between what the public wants and what is actually meaningful to them?
  • [18:00] Brendan and Sridhar discuss the difference in the usefulness of the results from Google and Neeva.
  • [22:00] When was Neeva introduced to the public?
  • [23:10] Sridhar talks about what has surprised him the most since launching Neeva.
  • [25:44] Are there people who would still not prefer Neeva?
  • [26:35] Episode outro.
  • [27:17] The end.

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