Vik Singh is the CEO and Co-Founder of Infer, a company that provides a predictive platform for helping businesses win more customers.
Previously, Vik was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Sutter Hill Ventures (SHV), where he helped the firm identify new ideas as well as evaluate early stage investments. Before SHV, Vik helped create and architect Yahoo! BOSS, an open search platform that runs over 1 billion queries a month. He also worked at Google and Microsoft, helping ship Google Custom Search and Windows XP SP2 Wireless. At Microsoft Research, he worked under Turing Award winner Dr. Jim Gray.
MIT’s Technology Review listed him as one of the Top 35 under 35 Innovators for his contributions to search. Vik has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Wired, Forbes, Technology Review, Business Insider and CRM Magazine. Vik is also a frequent author of op-eds for TechCrunch and VentureBeat.
Vik has filed 13 patents in the areas of search, social networking, systems infrastructure and data modeling. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. In high school, Vik competed in policy debate; he won the California state championship and was selected as a Kentucky Fellow, which ranked him among the top 12 debaters in the country.
[Email] vik <dot> singh <dot> nospam <at> gmail <dot> com