Bhaskar is Partner and CTO, 8VC. Prior to 8VC, Bhaskar was VP of Engineering and Operations at Nerdwallet. Previously, he was Senior Director of Engineering at LinkedIn, where he oversaw the development of data infrastructure platforms, driving unprecedented growth in membership and business products. Before that, Bhaskar led the Serving and Marketplaces team of the Yahoo! Right Media Exchange, which built one of the first real-time display-ads bidding engines.
He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Yale University, and is passionate about open-source projects forming the core of Big Data democracy in industry and government. Bhaskar is a Data Elite advisor.