Lisha is a principal at Amplify Partners. She focuses on companies that leverage machine learning and data to solve problems and she is excited to be investing at a time when algorithmic and data-driven methods have such incredible potential for impact. Lisha completed her PhD at UC Berkeley focusing on deep learning and probability applied to the problem of clustering in graphs. Supported by the NSERC CGS fellowship, she worked with Prof. David Aldous and Prof. Joan Bruna. While at Berkeley she also did statistical consulting, advising on methods and analysis for experimentation and interpretation, and interned as a data scientist at Pinterest and Stitch Fix. She was the lecturer of discrete mathematics, as well as the graduate instructor for probability and statistics and intro CS theory.