Sridhar Ramaswamy, who earned a Ph.D. in computer science from Brown in 1995, is an SVP at Snowflake, the data cloud company. He was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Neeva, the world's first ad-free, private, subscription search engine. He is also a venture partner at Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm where he works with companies that leverage data at scale, artificial intelligence-based machine learning and analytics. Prior to joining Greylock in 2018, Ramaswamy held various roles at Google including senior vice president of advertising and commerce, and senior vice president of engineering and at Epiphany, a marketing software company. Ramaswamy has held research positions at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies and Bell Communications Research, and has published numerous papers on database systems and theory an area in which he holds several patents. He is currently on the board of directors of Gretel.ai, a machine learning-based privacy engineering company, and was a former board member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Palo Alto Networks. Ramaswamy earned a bachelor's of technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.