Managing Director, SRI Ventures
Todd Stavish is the Managing Director with the Ventures team. In this role, Todd will report into Manish Kothari, President, SRI, and be managing the overall operations for SRI Ventures, including incubation and deal sourcing.
Prior to joining SRI, Todd was Director of Lab41, a division of In-Q-Tel Labs. Under his leadership, Lab41 developed novel deep learning algorithms, security for machine learning models, and one of the largest real-world audio training datasets. Previously, Todd was co-founder of CosmiQ Works, an applied research lab focused on developing, prototyping, and evaluating open source artificial intelligence capabilities for geospatial use cases. While at CosmiQ Works, he pioneered the SpaceNet Challenge, a corpus of commercial satellite imagery and associated algorithm design competitions. Before working at CosmiQ, Todd led In-Q-Tel’s big data, geospatial, and commercial space investments.
Todd brings a wealth of experience to SRI’s Ventures team, having spent his spent his early career working in Silicon Valley start-ups. He received a bachelor’s degree in Computational Physics from Saint Bonaventure University.
Reach out to Todd directly if you are interested in working with him to identify opportunities for potential successful spin-offs.