WHO WE ARE

MEET MANIFOLD

Manifold's team is experienced in conceiving of and deploying production machine learning systems and data platforms at places like Google, Facebook, Qualcomm, MIT, and successful venture-backed startups.

The Scientific Advisory Board includes leading researchers in deep learning and the Advisory Board includes experienced data officers from Fortune 500 companies.

LEADERSHIP

Sourav Dey

Managing Director, Machine Learning

  • Staff Engineer, Google (Nest thermostat, camera)
  • Principal Data Scientist, AutoGrid (power grid big data analytics)
  • Principal Engineer, Ingenu (IoT Platform)
  • Senior Engineer, Qualcomm (wireless chips)
  • Multiple patents (intrusion detection, user similarity, wireless)
  • PhD, MS, BS in EECS - MIT

Vinay Seth Mohta

Managing Director, Data Platforms

  • CTO, CISO, Co-Founder, Kyruus (healthcare data platform)
  • Product Manager, Kayak (travel marketplace, acquired by Priceline)
  • CTO, Global Health Delivery (public health knowledge platform & community)
  • Architect & Product Manager, Endeca Technologies (web commerce data management & search platform, acquired by Oracle)
  • Developer, The MathWorks (mathematical computing software)
  • Multiple patents (text search, faceted navigation)
  • MEng, BS in EECS - MIT

Vivek Mohta

Managing Director, Client Solutions

  • Co-Founder & CEO, Altitude (Expert+AI curated knowledge base)
  • VP, Industry Solutions, AEE (cleantech industry consortium)
  • Division Director, State of Massachusetts (cleantech investment fund)
  • Research Manager, IDA (Federal R&D strategy)
  • Multiple publications and awards
  • Harvard - PhD Math; MIT - BS Math, BS Physics

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Demba Ba

Harvard University

  • Assistant Professor, Harvard University (computational neuroscience, signal processing, network science)
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD, MS EECS - MIT; BS EECS - UMD

Surya Ganguli

Stanford University

  • Assistant Professor, Stanford University (deep learning, neuroscience, statistical physics)
  • Visiting Scientist, Google Brain Deep Learning Research Group
  • Multiple highly cited publications and multiple awards
  • PhD String Theory - UC Berkeley; BS Math, BS Physics, BS EECS - MIT

Ankit Patel

Rice University

  • Assistant Professor, Rice University (deep learning, computational neuroscience)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD Applied Math, MS, BA CS - Harvard

ADVISORY BOARD

Zoher Karu

Citi

  • Managing Director, Head of Data and Analytics, APAC & EMEA, Citi
  • Chief Data Officer, eBay
  • VP, Marketing Analytics, Sears
  • VP, Analytics, Mattersight (customer language analytics)
  • Director, Strategy, Zyman Group
  • Director, Product, Brickstream (retail video analytics)
  • Engagement Manager, McKinsey
  • PhD EECS - MIT; BS EE - Carnegie Mellon

TEAM

Vijay Bhat

Staff Data Infrastructure Engineer

  • Consulting Engineer, Capital One
  • Consulting Engineer, Facebook
  • Senior Data Scientist, Autogrid Systems (power grid big data analytics)
  • Technology Analyst, Broadridge (global fintech)
  • Senior Software Engineer, Palm
  • Contributor to Apache Airflow
  • MS Management Science & Engineering - Stanford; BS CS - Princeton University.

Rajendra Koppula

Staff Machine Learning Engineer

  • Recent projects spanning IoT, predictive analytics, deep learning applications
  • Staff Engineer, 3G/4G Cellular Group, Qualcomm (wireless & statistical signal processing)
  • MS Stats, MS EE - Northern Illinois University; BS EECS - Osmania University

Alexander Ng

Senior Data Engineer

  • Recent projects at the intersection of systems and machine learning
  • DevOps Tech Lead, Kyruus (health data platform)
  • Software Systems Engineer, MITRE
  • Software Systems Engineer, Navy
  • BS EE - Boston University

Todd Parker

Senior Program Manager

  • Expertise in lifecycle program management for high-tech involving many stakeholders
  • IoT platforms (Ingenu)
  • Wireless devices (Staccato, Cyngus Communications, Texas Instruments, IBM, TRW)
  • Biomedical devices (Hospira)
  • MS, EE - USC; BS, EE - Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Goutam Reddy

Staff Machine Learning Engineer

  • Recent projects spanning IoT, predictive analytics
  • Co-Founder & CTO, my-uBox (medical adherence platform)
  • Director, Mobile Technology, HTC Global Services (product development services)
  • Senior Engineer, Eidosmed (surgical device)
  • Senior Engineer, Advanced Development Group, Chamberlain (home IoT devices)
  • Research Engineer, Bio-mechatronics Group, MIT Media Lab (intelligent prosthetics)
  • Multiple device patents & publications
  • Winner Yunus Challenge to Alleviate Poverty; Fellow HealthBox; covered by CNN, Chicago Sun Times, MedGadget
  • MEng, BS EECS, BS Math - MIT

Aalok Shah

Senior Product Management Consultant

  • Expertise in data products involving lots of data and complex processes
  • Director Product, Immigration Transformation, US Digital Service
  • Senior Product Manager, Oracle
  • Senior Application Engineer, Oracle
  • MEng, BS EECS - MIT

EXPERT NETWORK

Farooq Anjum

Advisor

  • Founder & CEO, GroGuru (precision agriculture)
  • Senior Director, Engineering - On Ramp Wireless (M2M devices)
  • Staff Systems Engineer & Manager, Qualcomm
  • Senior Scientist, Telcordia Technologies (wireless networks)
  • Research Scientist, Bellcore
  • Systems Engineer, UPM
  • Multiple patents, numerous publications, two books
  • PhD EECS - UMD

Vijay Divi

Advisor

  • Co-Founder & Head of Quantitative Research, Snow Ventures (data-driven hedge fund)
  • Founder, VD3 Analytics (data-driven investing & advisory)
  • Senior Associate, Bridgewater Associates
  • Analyst, Citigroup (bond hedging strategies)
  • Multiple publications
  • Postdoc, PhD, MEng, BS EECS - MIT

Wassaf Farooqi

Advisor

  • VP Engineering, Kyruus (health data platform)
  • Software Engineer, Hubspot (marketing software platform)
  • Software Engineer, EMC (resource management software platform)
  • BS Computer Engineering - Northeastern University

Deep Ganguli

Advisor

  • Scientist, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (biomedical applications of deep learning)
  • Senior Data Scientist, StitchFix (retail & apparel)
  • Distributed Systems Engineer, MetaMarkets
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD, Computational Neuroscience - NYU; BS EECS - UC Berkeley

Deepak Khosla

Advisor

  • Quantitative trading advisor to hedge funds
  • Senior Quantitative Analyst, D. E. Shaw Group
  • Postdoc, Math - UT Austin; PhD, Math - Harvard; BS, Math - University of Ottawa

Matyas Tamas

Advisor

  • Head of Supply Data Science, Uber
  • Founder of Data Science team, Quora
  • BS, Physics - Caltech

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