Sravan Ankaraju understands the pipeline jungles and hidden feedback loops associated with world of machine learning, having started his career as a developer of large-scale transactional systems applying various tree-based algorithms. His twenty-five years in the field of data science and innovation provided him with a robust understanding of the intersections between technology and the economy.
From 2001 to 2014, Sravan worked at Microsoft as a strategy and innovation leader, where he moved large teams from reactive to predictive to prescriptive support by embracing risk-based assessments and machine learning models.
In 2015, Sravan co-founded Divergence Academy, where he is responsible for the strategic vision and business development for industry-focused technology education. Divergence Academy offers immersive programs in data science, cyber security, and cloud computing and was ranked one of Inc.com’s fasted-growing privately-held companies in America in 2021.
Hackers and Heroes is Sravan's first book.
Sravan resides in Texas with his wife, Sangeeta, and their two children.
Sravan Ankaraju is the founder and president of Divergence AI and Divergence Academy. His first book: Hackers and Heroes: How Everyone Can Participate in the Tech Economy will be available at all major book retailers on October 26th, 2021.