Avinash Kaza

Avinash Kaza

Co-Founder & CEO, Upswell

Avinash Kaza is the Co-Founder & CEO of Upswell, a cutting edge business service provider in data science & technology development and startup solutions. Upswell’s customized data science and technology driven analytics and solutions empower the world’s leading startups, hedge funds, corporations, and non profits to innovate, solve problems, and make optimal business decisions. Its startup solutions team provides advisory, business development, capital introduction, and strategic investments to leading startups and entrepreneurs. Prior to Upswell, he held senior level finance jobs across sales, trading, and research roles at Goldman Sachs, Perry Capital, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Avi serves on the Boards of Emerging Markets Charity Benefit, Hunger Free America, and World Connect. He also serves on the Funds Board for BRIC and the US Programs Leadership Committee for the International Rescue Committee. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Truman National Security Project. He holds a B.A. in Economics and M.A. in International Policy Studies from Stanford University.