Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Virtual – this event will be held on Zoom.
Register online: https://mscac.utoronto.ca/talks
Title: Entrepreneurship and innovation at the intersection of AI and climate
Speakers: Max Evans, Co-Founder and CTO ClimateAI and Parasvil Patel, Partner, Radical Ventures
About this MScAC talk:
Join Max Evans (cofounder of ClimateAi) and Parasvil Patel (Partner at Radical Ventures) in a discussion covering how AI is used for weather and climate modeling as well as the latest research and opportunities in the field. Max will also share his experience starting the business from his time as a Masters student at Stanford.
About the speakers:
Max Evans is Co-Founder and CTO of ClimateAI. Born and raised in Ecuador in a pineapple farming family he has always been aware of the deep connection between Climate and Food Security. After graduating from Applied Mathematics at Harvard he started ClimateAI with Co-Founder and CEO Himanshu Gupta in the Stanford dorms while studying a dual degree in Environmental Engineering and MBA.
Parasvil Patel is a Partner with Radical Ventures. He partners with visionary entrepreneurs using AI to transform traditional industries. Prior to joining Radical, Parasvil was with KKR and started his career as a consultant with BCG. He received a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.