Matterport Names Japjit Tulsi As Chief Technology Officer

By Amit Chowdhry ● February 17, 2020
  • Matterport, a leader in 3D capture technology and spatial data, announced it has appointed Japjit Tulsi as Chief Technology Officer

Matterport, a leader in 3D capture technology and spatial data, announced it has appointed Japjit Tulsi as Chief Technology Officer. Tulsi will be assuming the day-to-day leadership of Matterport’s product and engineering teams and help set the technical vision for the company along with co-founder and Chief Scientist David Gausebeck.

Tulsi is joining Matterport at a time of hyper-growth, which includes geographic expansion into Europe and the Asia Pacific as well as acceleration into vertical markets. And Matterport is going beyond residential real estate to include multifamily and commercial real estate; architecture, engineering and construction (AEC); insurance and restoration; travel and hospitality; and facilities management.

Matterport has essentially built an advanced data platform for businesses to quickly and easily digitize, customize, and share 3D models of real-world spaces thus amassing one of the largest repositories of spatial data in the world. And Matterport’s Cortex AI and deep learning algorithms utilize the data to bring an unparalleled index of millions of spaces and new insights into the operational efficiency of buildings around the world.

“We are excited to welcome Japjit to Matterport at this pivotal stage of growth for the company. Japjit brings valuable large scale platform experience to our fast growing SaaS business for the built world,” added Matterport CEO RJ Pittman. “Matterport’s spatial data library for building interiors is among the largest in the world, and our Cortex AI engine is creating new value for our customers every day. I look forward to tapping Japjit’s deep data-science expertise in building intelligent systems to extend our customer value propositions around the world.”

Tulsi has more than 20 years of engineering experience and is known as a well-seasoned technology leader. Prior to joining Matterport, he was CTO at Carta leading technological innovations for private company investors, founders, and employees to manage their equity and ownership.

Before that, Tulsi was Vice President of Engineering at eBay and led engineering for new product technology and development, including eBay’s AI-powered shopping assistant (ShopBot) and groundbreaking cloud commerce initiatives. And earlier in his career, Tulsi led foundational development efforts for Google and helped build products like Google Analytics and YouTube’s content platform. Plus he also held numerous senior leadership positions at Microsoft along with entrepreneurial pursuits at StumbleUpon.