MAY 4-5, 2018


Imagination AI


Advisor - Startups, VCs, Business Accelerators, RecoChain


Madhu Iyer is a seasoned start up executive, who has been in roles spanning from being on the board of directors at a unicorn startup to being a Chief Data officer. She consults for VCs and private equity firms to advise on their portfolio investments. She also regularly mentors startups on their product, growth and data strategy. Until recently, she was the Chief Data Officer at a Khosla funded Series B startup in San Francisco Bay Area, in the real estate technology space. She built the marketing, sales ops, data science, analytics and data engineering teams. She also focused on building innovation into the DNA of the startup, exploring and expanding into blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Prior to that, she was the Chief Data Officer and on the board of directors at Go-Jek, an Indonesian transport, logistics and payments startup classified as a Unicorn of South East Asia. She setup the Singapore operations of the company. Prior to her move to SE Asia, She was part of the founding team at Intuit (Mountain View, CA) for their Quickbooks data driven SME lending platform (QuickBooks Financing). The program grew to more than $300MM in SME fundings under her leadership in data. She has multiple patents filed with USPTO in the fintech space (alternative lending and credit scoring). She started her career as a senior data scientist with a leading science and engineering think tank in Menlo Park, CA. She has lived and worked in many different countries (including Australia, SE Asia, but primarily SF Bay Area).