• Applied Scientist / Engineer, Microsoft, (March 2019 - Current)
  • Master of Science (ML-NLP), Columbia University, Computer Science, (2017-2019)
  • Funded Research Assistant, Columbia NLP, CCLS, IARPA MATERIAL (2017-2019)
  • Machine Learning Intern, Uber, featured in blog, full-time offer (2018)
  • Senior Software Engineer, Visa Inc., fast-tracked promotion, (2015-2017)
  • Google Summer of Code Fellow (ML), Google Summer of Code, Pull-Request, (2015)
  • Quantitative Strategist Intern, Goldman Sachs London, ETFs, (2014)
  • Research Intern, University of Manchester, Kriging, (2013)
  • Bachelor of Technology, IIT Guwahati, Computer Science, (2011-2015)

    • [2020] Three peer-reviewed research papers published with external collaboration
    • [2019] Honored as Class Marshal of Columbia Class of 2019 for "demonstrating achievement in academics".
    • Invited to deliver two ML - NLP talks in New York (Apr 2018, June 2019).
    • 2 PCT-USPTO Patent filings, 1 trade-secret, 1 workshop paper and a research paper
    • Undertook a sponsored Big Data coursework at Stanford University, Fall 2016 (campus presence).
    • Hour-long hangout session with the Director of Research, Google : Peter Norvig;
      "On limitations of Deep Learning", 2015
    • I am a Violinist, run Half-Marathons, dance Salsa, solve Rubik’s Cube and hold an orange-belt in Shito-Ryu-Genbu-Kai Karate Do.


Vishal Anand
2690 152nd Ave NE, Unit 413 (Google maps)
Redmond, WA 98052-5791