Anand Sanwal is the CEO & Co-founder of CB Insights, a National Science Foundation-backed big data company, that provides predictive intel into the health of private companies, their investors and the emerging industries they compete in. Customers include NEA, Cisco, Gartner, Upfront Ventures, Marketo, Rackspace, and Redhat among others.
Prior to founding CB Insights, Anand managed the $50 million Chairman's Innovation Fund at American Express. And prior that he worked at Kozmo.com, one of NYC's most infamous dot com flameouts. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and in finance and accounting from the Wharton School of Business.