About Armen Berjikly
Mr. Armen Berjikly founded Kanjoya Inc.(formerly Experience Project, Inc.), in 2007, and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Berjikly graduated with honors from Stanford University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and a Master’s Degree in Management Science and Engineering. Berjikly’s honors include being one of the youngest individuals to be named a Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leader, and membership in the Mayfield Fellows, a vaunted fellowship program producing Silicon Valley’s leading technology entrepreneurs. Berjikly is a regular contributor on the topics of technology and society to national radio, television, print, and conferences, including giving a top 50 TEDx Talk called, “When Change is not a Choice.”
Berjikly’s work passion is bringing the power of human empathy to technology for both consumer and business applications. On the consumer side, Berjikly created the social media property, Experience Project (http://www.experienceproject.com). EP connects over 15 million people per month on shared, meaningful experiences from their lives. The site has been credited with thousands of lives saved, starting countless friendships and even marriages, while pursuing a mission of making the world a better place. Nearly 80% of active users say EP has improved their lives.
On the enterprise side, Kanjoya’s Perception(TM) platform is groundbreaking technology that brings emotional intelligence into how businesses interact with their customers, employees, and partners. The ability to understand the emotional aspects hidden within communication improves every aspect of a business where emotion plays a key role in success, including optimizing marketing language, prioritizing customer service interactions, and reducing churn.
Berjikly lives in San Francisco with his wife, and newborn son.