- Founder & CEO EigenPatterns Inc.
Dr. Krishna Karambakkam is CEO and founder of EigenPatterns Inc. EigenPatterns develops collaborative anomaly detection and pattern recognition systems that blend machine learning and human insights. EigenPatterns combines modern algorithms in Monte Carlo simulation, online optimization and Bayes modeling methodology for adaptive prediction and early detection of anomalies in large-scale systems.
In 2016 Krishna co-founded CCOBOX Inc/Beam Solutions, raised venture funding and successfully engaged early prospects including global financial institutions. The company focuses on transaction monitoring and detection of money laundering and other compliance violations through the use of machine learning models, big data analytics and new data sources.
Krishna has over 15 years of experience in the development of analytics, tools and platforms for risk management at companies like eBay/PayPal and American Express.
At eBay/PayPal Krishna was director of risk management and led the development of fraud and marketing services on a real-time identity platform which was powered by a massive enterprise graph of eBay payment instruments, devices and customer/transaction data. At PayPal Dr. Krishna built risk capabilities to reduce transaction fraud losses, improved authorization rates and helped large merchants fight flash fraud attacks.
As Director of Risk Management at American Express, Krishna led a wide range of loyalty programs and risk functions for the Small Business card and line of credit portfolio. Krishna began his career at Artificial Life Inc., a startup in Boston, where he built one of the earliest natural language based virtual assistants, powered by real-time algorithms and customizable knowledgebases.
Krishna has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Yale University and a Bachelor degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.