Pratap Penumalli is the Chief Operating Officer at Galaxy Labs, our venture studio dedicated to healing people and systems, where he is also CEO of Maloka, our mixed reality mindfulness game. His mission is to give everyone the power to bring solutions for greater good into the world.


Pratap spent several years at Google, where he helped launch Chrome, the Google Workspace business unit, and Google Domains. After Google, Pratap led product and operations at several venture-backed startups before starting his own startup studio for good. He then joined Human Ventures as a Partner in New York focused on accelerating the growth of their early stage startups.

Prior to Google, Pratap worked at the forefront of the movement to a zero carbon economy through cleantech venture capital and environmental consulting. He continues to relish opportunities to apply technology and better incentives to improve the human condition and tackle systemic challenges including poverty and income inequality.

He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson and a BA in Mathematical Economics from Rice University.