Hrish is an Advisor at SingularityNET (singularitynet.io), a decentralized marketplace for AI algorithms allowing companies, organizations, and developers to buy and sell AI at scale. Lead by Dr. Ben Goertzel, the team includes seasoned engineers, scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and marketers.
Hrish is Co-founder of SuperWorld (superworldapp.com). Think Foursquare+Pokemon Go+Monopoly in the real world building community in AR powered by the blockchain. An AR Real Estate marketplace + Ad marketplace on the blockchain and a social AR app which allows users and brands to personalize the real world by adding anything anywhere in augmented reality with photos, videos, texts, and 3D objects, and share the AR experience with their followers.
Hrish is Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer of The Rogue Initiative (therogueinitiative.com) a Los Angeles-based entertainment company composed of award-winning entertainment industry professionals including alumni from Amblin Entertainment, Pixar, Dreamworks Animation, Disney and Activision Entertainment creating creating new original feature film, television, AAA cinematic interactive virtual reality, and gaming content.
Hrish is a founding Managing Partner of EastLabs, a seed stage venture capital fund based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
He was the Senior Business Developer/Global Evangelist at Toptal (toptal.com), backed by Andreessen Horowitz, providing elite talent (software engineers, designers and finance professionals) to companies globally.
Previously, he was in venture capital at Spencer Trask Ventures, an investment banker at HSBC Securities in New York, and at UBS Investment Bank in investment banking/M&A and in global business development at management consulting firm Aon Hewitt.
Hrish earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Pre-Med from Rice University, a Master of Public Health and MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois at Chicago.