Head of Applied Machine Learning
Nikhil Saxena is a Machine Learning leader experienced in applying sophisticated modeling techniques to business problems. He is passionate about bridging the gap between manual operations and automated tech, especially in high-stakes arenas like content abuse, financial risk, and credit modeling. He is currently the Head of Applied Machine Learning at Stripe, focusing on reducing financial fraud with deep learning. Previously he led Trust and Safety ML at Yelp, building large-scale systems to combat fake reviews and online harassment.