Sameer is an operator turned VC, and a seasoned Analytics and AI/ML executive. Most recently he was the Head of Siri's Data Science and Product Insights at Apple. He brings more than two decades of advanced analytics experience, driving Marketing/Product/Customer growth. He is a recognized thought leader in the space and has led many established firms such as Orbitz Worldwide/Expedia, GoDaddy, and ID Analytics (Symantec/ LexisNexis) as their Chief Analytics Officer (CAO).
He is an active advisor to startups in Silicon Valley. He has worked at startups and also ran a startup he co-founded. He also serves on the Advisory Board of universities such as Northwestern University and UNSW Sydney (Marketing Leadership council) -- where he enjoys mentoring students and helping shape the curriculum.
Sameer received his MS in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His undergraduate degree in Math (which began in St. Stephens College, New Delhi) was from Allegheny College, where he graduated valedictorian.
Areas of Expertise:
- Analytics and AI/ML
- Digital Marketing
- Networking/ Opening Doors
- Talent Infusion, Scaling teams, and Organizational Effectiveness