Hi! I’m Nikhil, a Computer Science & Cognitive Science: HCI student at UC San Diego.
Some of my interests include Human-Centered Design, Artificial intelligence andVenture Capital.
Last summer, I was a PM Intern onand shipped features focused on leveraging intelligence in calling scenarios. I was a PM intern on Teams the summer prior as well, working on a series of growth experiments to make users' workflows smarter and more efficient.
I'm an amateur wordsmith/futurist and like to disseminate my thoughts throughmy blog. I've written about Product, Tech Strategy and Design.
In my spare-time, I enjoy traveling, playing soccer, and trying to make a perfect Beef Wellington.
Feel free to drop me a line, or connect with me onLinkedIn.
I'm the President of Product Space @ UCSD - a professional development organizationed helping cultivate the next generation of product leaders. I founded the org born out of the necessity to support college student wanting to get into product-type roles. In 3 months, we've been able to scale quickly and have product leaders from the KP fellowship, Yahoo, Apple and beyond. If you're a UCSD student interest in product I'd love to hear from you!
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.
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.
I was an Instructional Assistant for COGS 100 - Cyborg Theory for the Spring 2019
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