Prabhat Kumar Saraswat

Director, Data Science at Sequoia

Prabhat Kumar Saraswat has a diverse work experience spanning multiple companies and roles. Prabhat Kumar is currently working at Sequoia as the Director of Data Science, a position they have held since July 2023. Prior to this, they worked at Sequoia as a Principal Data Scientist from October 2022 to July 2023.

Before joining Sequoia, Prabhat Kumar Saraswat served as the Head of Data Science - Recommendations and AdTech at Huawei Technologies India from June 2020 to October 2022. Prior to that, they were the Head of Data Science at Wynk Limited from November 2018 to May 2020.

Prabhat started their career at Paytm Labs in November 2016, where they worked as a Machine Learning expert in the Data Science team until October 2018. Before that, they were employed at as a Data Scientist from February 2014 to November 2016.

Additionally, Prabhat has experience as a Co-Founder at both Memetic Labs (December 2011 to January 2014) and Airwoot (September 2011 to January 2014), where they were responsible for developing innovative technologies.

Furthermore, Prabhat Kumar Saraswat gained research experience as a PhD student at the Technical University of Denmark from August 2008 to December 2010, focusing on system level analysis and optimizations of distributed soft real-time embedded systems. Prabhat Kumar also worked as a Research Intern at RWTH Aachen and Philips Research.

Overall, Prabhat Kumar Saraswat's work experience showcases their expertise in data science, machine learning, and research, making him a valuable asset in the field.

Prabhat Kumar Saraswat has a diverse educational background in the field of technology. Prabhat Kumar pursued a PhD degree in Embedded Systems at DTU - Technical University of Denmark from 2008 to 2011. Prior to that, they completed a Master of Science degree in Embedded Systems Design from USI, Lugano, ETHZurich, EPFLausanne between 2006 and 2008. Prabhat earned their Bachelor of Technology degree in Information and Communication Technology from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology from 2002 to 2006.

Before entering higher education, Prabhat attended Colonel's Central Academy where they completed their High School education with a focus on Science and Mathematics from 2000 to 2002.

In addition to their formal education, Prabhat has obtained the Advanced Course in Design Thinking Mastery certification from Huawei Technologies India. Prabhat Kumar received this certification from The Painted Sky in November 2021.



  • Director, Data Science

    July, 2023 - present

  • Principal Data Scientist

    October, 2022