March 04, 2020

Careers in MIS Presents: Anand Kulkarni, CEO of Crowdbotics

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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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School of Business Administration


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Jepson Center, Wolff Auditorium

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Anand is a serial entrepreneur and computer scientist, currently running Crowdbotics, a startup applying machine learning to software development.

Anand was previously co-founder and Chief Scientist of LeadGenius, a Y Combinator, Sierra Ventures, and Lumia Capital-backed startup using human computation and deep learning to automate account-based marketing (ABM). LeadGenius has raised over $20M in venture funding and developed best-in-class marketing automation technology used by Fortune 500 customers like Google, eBay, and Box. In conjunction with nonprofits like the World Bank, LeadGenius generates fairly-paid digital employment for over 500 individuals in 40 countries.

Anand has been named as one of Forbes Magazine's "30 under 30" Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30. Anand has published over a dozen papers in ACM, AAAI and IEEE magazines, journals, and conferences. Anand previously held a National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship in mathematics. He holds degrees in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Mathematics, and Physics from UC Berkeley.