Kushal is a proven entrepreneurial leader in data science, with 10+ years of experience in large-scale machine learning, 15 years in leadership/management and 20+ patents and publications.
Previously, Kushal led billion-dollar data science teams (Amazon), founded two high-growth, VC-backed startups (Vittana, TalentWorks) and originally made his bones in large-scale statistical modeling (UC Berkeley). He’s been named Social Innovator of the Year, one of Seattle’s Top 40 People Under 40 and #1 Philanthropy Game-Changer by 1.7M Huffington Post readers. He’s a frequent speaker on using tech/data for good and has been featured in everything from the Daily Caller and Fox News to The New York Times and TED.
In his free time, Kushal races Ironman triathlons, trains guide dogs and dabbles in photography. He lives in Marin with his pediatrician wife, 11-year-old cat and 8-year-old German Shepherd.