Background in ML/AI research, consults globally with Financial Institutions (MassMutual, RBC Royal, BlackStone Capital, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley) on AI in Portfolio Management. Buy-side Consultant for Gerson Lehrman Group. Wharton/Penn Engineering undergrad.
B.A in Economics at Yale University, M.S at University of Southern California, and Ph.D in Operations Research at UT Austin. Studied under Noble Prize winning economist Robert Shiller and famed investor Dean Takahashi. Former optimization researcher and executive at ILOG and facilitated their acquisition to IBM. Ran risk management at Morgan Stanley’s Brazil Fund and pioneered Morgan Stanley’s soft dollar program.
B.S in Software Engineering and M.S in Computer Science. He has prior experience as an engineering leader building web and mobile applications on core teams at Yahoo, Google, and Uber working on scalable event processing platforms, search, and ads. He's also worked at high growth startups leading teams in robotics at Zoetic AI and engineering systems at Handshake.
Current partner at Sequoia Capital, former Partner at Google Ventures. Prior to Venture Capital, he founded Expanse, a large scale cybersecurity startup. He received a Ph. D in Physics from California Institute of Technology, an M.S in Statistics at Stanford University, and a B.A in Mathematics at University of Southern California.
Scott Winters has had a successful multi-decade career in the financial services industry as a top financial advisor, manager and executive. He co-founded, built and sold one of the fastest growing wealth management businesses in America, from zero to over two billion in assets managed across over 20,000 clients.
Former Quant at Citadel, lead quantitative portfolio manager and director at Graham Capital Management, former head of machine learning at Quora, VP of Engineering at Addepar and Co-founder and CEO of Lunchclub.ai
Internet entrepreneur who is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube. After having co-founded the company AVOS Systems, Inc. and built the video-sharing app MixBit, he joined Google Ventures in 2014. He was also an early engineer at PayPal.