Alena studied electrical engineering at Stanford. After graduation, she worked for a cybersecurity startup before spending four years at Google as a software engineer.
Max holds a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, prior to which he received his AB in Mathematics from Princeton University. He has done research across multiple areas of machine learning and statistics, notably natural language processing, fine tuning for neural networks, probabilistic modeling, and statistical theory.
Amnon is a PhD in Computational Robotics and Reinforcement Learning at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been recognized as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant by his university for teaching Artificial Intelligence and Machine Perception.
Nick attended Washington University in St. Louis as an Ervin Scholar, where he double majored in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development. Currently, Nick is a doctoral student in the Management Science and Engineering Department at Stanford University, where his research focuses on the consequences of disruption, abolitionist technologies, and business models that incentivize responsible urban innovation.
Scott earned his MBA from Yale and BS in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell. He has worked as a management consultant and a semi-professional poker player. Currently, he works at Google.
Sydney is a Computer Science PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University studying programming language design. She holds a BS and MEng in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from MIT.
Tom earned his BA in Computer Science & Mathematics from Harvard and then worked at an AI and robotics company in Silicon Valley. He is now a Computer Science PhD at MIT.