Kalyan Veeramachaneni is a principal research scientist at the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing. In 2015, he founded MIT’s Data-to-AI Lab (part of MIT’s LIDS) where he directs a team focused on Big Data + Human Interactions + Impactful Domains. The algorithms, systems and open-source software developed by the MIT Data-to-AI (DAI) Lab are deployed for applications in the financial, healthcare, educational, security and energy sectors.
Kalyan’s latest AI-focused start-up DataCebo, which he co-founded in 2021, is the commercial spin-off of the MIT DAI Lab’s The Synthetic Data Vault (SDV) and is backed by Zetta Venture Partners and Uncorrelated Ventures.
His two previous AI start-ups have both been acquired. Feature Labs, a data science automation company, was acquired by Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) in 2019. PatternEx, an AI cybersecurity company, was acquired by Corelight in 2020.
In 2017, Kalyan was named as one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company.