Foad Dabiri

CEO, Wanda

Foad Dabiri is Chief Executive Officer at Wanda Inc.. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from University of California Los Angeles and was awarded Edward K. Rice Outstanding Ph.D. award. While a post-doctoral researcher at UCLA, he was the Principal Scientist at NetSeer Inc., where he worked on contextual text processing, knowledge retrieval from web content and matching methodologies. He joined Google Inc. in 2011, where he worked on user query understanding and expanding intent to relevant information, before starting Wanda in 2014. During his tenure at Wanda Inc., Wanda formed Oncoverse LLC, a joint venture with Dignity Health where the first cancer collaboration platform was developed and subsequently the venture was sold to BTG PLC. Dabiri served as CTO and subsequently CEO of Oncoverse.