Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
Shrikanth is a classic data scientist with expertise tuned to ad tech platforms. He has a Ph.D. in Operations Research with a specialization in stochastic optimization, a MS in Industrial Engineering with a focus on optimization and a BS in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in finite element methods to generate approximate solutions to produce stable solutions to large complex mathematical problems.
Prior to nToggle, Shrikanth developed the full algorithmic and data science roadmap for Jumptap (acquired by Millennial Media) as the business entered the programmatic era. Prior to Jumptap, Shrikanth was with Navic Networks (acquired by Microsoft), where he transitioned the offering from a local cable TV ad network to a national cable and broadcast auction based system. Prior to Navic, Shrikanth was a principle scientist with ProfitLogic (acquired by Oracle), where he serviced some of the largest American retailers of fashion apparel and shoes such as GAP, Ann Taylor and Shoe Carnival. He also optimized inventory leading department stores such as AAFES and Liverpool of Mexico.