Hi! I’m Nikhil, a 4th-year Computer Science & Cognitive Science: HCI student at UC San Diego.
Some of my interests include Human-Centered Design, Machine Learning and Venture Capital.
Last summer, I was a PM Intern at working on a series of growth experiments for Microsoft Teams.
I'm an amateur wordsmith and futurist and disseminate my thoughts through my blog. I've written about Product, Tech Strategy and Design.
In my free-time, I enjoy traveling, reading and sports (Go Man City, Cowboys, SA Spurs).
Feel free to drop me a line, or connect with me on LinkedIn.
I serve as a Venture Partner for Contrary a $35M University-focused venture captial fund.
As a VP, I help source deals for the firm and serve as an evangelist for on-campus entrepreneurship at UCSD.
I will be an Instructional Assistant for COGS 100 - Cyborg Theory, for the Spring 2019
We want to build a toolkit of mental models from some of the most influential thought leaders in the world.
Guests have included Don Norman, DJ Patil,
KPCPB's Andy Chen and Philz Coffee CEO Jacob Jaber.
Using Matrix Factorization, Sentiment Analysis, LDA models and other Data Mining techniques to build a recommender system to predict review ratings on the Yelp Dataset.
Quantification of public opinion, salient figures and sentiment in the aftermath of recent mass shootings.
I was responsible for the sentiment, colocation and salient figures/phrases analysis.
Sports Data application covering all of UCSD NCAA Athletics