Amit is the Senior Data Scientist at Teachers Pay Teachers, an online marketplace for teachers to buy, sell and share original educational resources. At TpT, Amit works on developing both technical and modeling infrastructure to analyze customer behavior and ways to more effectively connect buyers and sellers.
Amit also teaches in the MIDS program at the UC Berkeley School of Information. He received a Ph.D. in physics from Indiana Universtiy. Previously, he did a two-year stint in advertising, and worked as a quantitative analyst at various banks and hedge funds for twelve years. In his spare time, he likes to plan skiing and backpacking trips, and dabble with machine learning algorithms for fantasy football.