Samir Roy specializes in engineering leadership and principal engineering expertise for early stage companies. He also runs a product incubator named Samiroy, that develops and launches consumer-oriented innovations that captivate the market. His technology consulting services empower startups to thrive in the dynamic business landscape.
Currently building Poonji. Learn more at poonji.io.
No‑code Algorithmic Trading Bots
Also built Endless Traffic. Learn more at /games.
Arcade Game for iPhone
games played by 3,386 players last month
Live Fantasy Sports Game
Founded Samiroy LLC in 2017
Samir has been a senior engineering leader at several early-stage technology companies and has worked on product and engineering at startups through various stages of growth, with multiple successful exits. He has helped founders navigate through various accelerators and funding programs, including Shark Tank and YCombinator.
- Consulting Engineer @ Benepass
- Engineering Lead @ Collage
($80M yearly revenue, acquired by Foreground)
- Head of Engineering @ Toymail
(founding engineer, YCombinator W16, Shark Tank S08E17)
- VP Engineering @ KiwiTech
(founding engineer, helped grow from 0 to 300+ engineers)
- Consulting Engineer @ Fingerprint Play
(acquired by Sandbox)
- Lead Engineer @ Librify
(acquired by Scribd)
- Lead Engineer @ Kloof
(acquired by American Kennel Club)
- Started Career @ Accenture
(worked on world's largest enterprise mobile deployment)
contributions on GitHub, in calendar year 2022
While growing up in Delhi, wrote first program in Logo to control a turtle to draw a house, and was forever hooked! Won national coding competitions throughout high school and beat out participants from higher grades to represent India in international contests. Went on to graduate from the University of Virginia with a degree in Computer Science.
Undergraduate thesis on
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