Anish Das Sarma is an Engineering Manager at Airbnb, leading Airbnb’s identity, account integrity, compliance, and offline risk teams. Prior to joining Airbnb, Anish was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Trooly, a company that was acquired by Airbnb. At Trooly, Anish built the founding team, set the vision and strategy of Trooly, raised $10M in funding, and grew and managed the technology team of 20 machine-learning engineers and data scientists. Prior to starting Trooly, Anish worked at Google and Yahoo’s research labs respectively.
Anish did his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, focusing on data and machine learning. Anish also holds a B.Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Bombay. Anish is a recipient of the Microsoft Graduate Fellowship, a Stanford University School of Engineering fellowship, and the IIT-Bombay Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal.
Anish has written over 40 technical papers, one book, filed over 10 patents, was associate editor of Sigmod Record, has served on the thesis committee of a Stanford PhD student, and has served on numerous program committees. Two SIGMOD and one VLDB paper co-authored by Anish were selected among the best papers of the conference, with invitations to journals.