Lisha Li is an investor at Amplify Partners, where she focuses on companies that leverage machine learning and data to solve problems. She is excited to be investing at a time when algorithmic and data-driven methods have such incredible potential for impact. Lisha holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, where her research, under David Aldous and Joan Bruna, focused on deep learning and probability applied to the problem of clustering in graphs. While at Berkeley, she also did statistical consulting, advised on methods and analysis for experimentation and interpretation, and interned as a data scientist at Pinterest and Stitch Fix. She was also a lecturer in discrete mathematics and a graduate instructor in probability and statistics and intro CS theory. Lisha holds an MS with highest distinction in mathematics from the University of Toronto, where she was advised by Balazs Szegedy and worked in the area of graph limits. Lisha is the recipient of the prestigious NSERC CGS fellowship.
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