Founder & CEO, Instacart
Apoorva Mehta is founder and CEO of Instacart, the largest on-demand grocery delivery service in North America. Originally launched in San Francisco and since expanded through the U.S. and Canada, Instacart has fundamentally changed the traditional grocery delivery space by digitally connecting retailers with customers to have their groceries and other items delivered in as little as an hour. In January 2015, Instacart was named “America’s Most Promising Company.
An engineering graduate of the University of Waterloo, Apoorva worked as a design engineer at Blackberry and Qualcomm, then joined Amazon.com as a supply chain engineer before founding Instacart in 2012.