Alex first became interested in technology when he learned to code at the age of 14 (self-taught). Since, he has spent his career hopping back and forth between engineering and business. He spent a number of years working in private equity investing and more recently worked as Senior Data Scientist at Spotify. Alex is passionate about applying artificial intelligence to challenging societal problems. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard.
Gabe has over 10 years of experience in tech. He started his career in neuroscience research and then went into the startup world to sharpen his engineering skills. After touring as a full-time musician and running a consulting business, he joined the NYTimes as a Data Engineer. Recently he worked with Alex at Spotify doing a mix of engineering, data science and machine learning. He holds a B.S. of Applied Mathematics from Columbia.