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Nikhil Sharma

Nikhil Sharma

Nikhil SharmaAssistant General CounselNikhil Sharma is Assistant General Counsel for AI Fund, providing comprehensive counsel on legal issues and ensuring legal compliance in the ever-changing tech space. In his role he advises AI Fund and founders on all stages of...
Daniel Velásquez Vásquez

Daniel Velásquez Vásquez

Daniel Velásquez VásquezMachine Learning EngineerDaniel Velásquez Vásquez was a newly minted civil engineer and a Python hobbyist when his boss tasked him with evaluating topographical information for a project. The task was allocated to take a week, but Daniel wrote...
Philippe Chambadal

Philippe Chambadal

Philippe ChambadalVenture AdvisorPhilippe Chambadal has been at the forefront of applying data and technology to serve the financial sector for three decades. Today, he’s convinced AI offers perhaps the biggest opportunity yet. “The combination of processing power,...
Katie Zhao

Katie Zhao

Katie ZhaoAssociate BuilderFrom making movies with Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan to building new companies at AI Fund, Katie Zhao loves creating new things.  Now an Associate Builder at AI Fund on secondment from Newmay Ventures, Katie considers her investment...
Tim Westergren

Tim Westergren

Tim WestergrenVenture AdvisorBefore founding Pandora, Tim spent fifteen years as a performing musician, traveling in rock bands and eventually working as a film composer. It was in the collaborative process of working with film directors that Tim hatched the idea for...
Bill MacCartney

Bill MacCartney

Bill MacCartneyVenture AdvisorWhen Bill MacCartney was 12, he read Gödel, Escher, Bach, the Pulitzer Prize-winning work in cognitive science by Douglas Hofstadter. The book’s discussions of the philosophy of language and artificial intelligence changed his life....
Jon Miller

Jon Miller

Jon MillerVenture AdvisorMarketing master, serial entrepreneur…and physicist? It’s an unlikely trio of titles, but Jon Miller holds them all. Before founding and leading cutting-edge marketing companies—including three successful exits—Jon graduated from Harvard with...
Emil Stefanutti

Emil Stefanutti

Emil StefanuttiVenture AdvisorSelf-described as a “designer at heart”, Emil Stefanutti has forged a unique path throughout his career and built a 20+ year track record as a successful entrepreneur in tech, media, and design. Having grown up with an entrepreneur as a...
Chip Luman

Chip Luman

Chip LumanVenture AdvisorFrom blue chip Fortune 500 companies to successful startups, Chip Luman’s career has focused on using technology to reduce drudgery, especially in HR. “t’s about finding ways to use technology to improve processes and eliminate bias, to...
Ryan Howard

Ryan Howard

Ryan HowardVenture AdvisorRyan Howard joins AI Fund as a Venture Advisor, bringing experience as a 2x founder and advisor for several startups across the healthtech sector.   After building a career foundation with a variety of healthcare technology leaders, Ryan...
Shan Sinha

Shan Sinha

Shan SinhaVenture AdvisorShan is an experienced entrepreneur with deep expertise in building successful B2B SaaS and hardware companies. He’s founded multiple VC backed startups, including DocVerse (acquired by Google) and Highfive (acquired by Dialpad, having...
Scott C. Taylor

Scott C. Taylor

Scott C. TaylorVenture AdvisorHis career has taken him from a law firm to C-suites to more than a dozen corporate and nonprofit boards, but through it all Scott C. Taylor has stayed firmly rooted in Silicon Valley. As a Venture Advisor at AI Fund, Scott guides...