The Visionnaires

#4 - Alishba Imran: Working With Big Tech Companies at 17 and Solving the World's Hard Problems

September 13, 2020 MingXi Gu
The Visionnaires
#4 - Alishba Imran: Working With Big Tech Companies at 17 and Solving the World's Hard Problems
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The Visionnaires
#4 - Alishba Imran: Working With Big Tech Companies at 17 and Solving the World's Hard Problems
Sep 13, 2020
MingXi Gu

Alishba Imran is a 17-year-old machine learning and blockchain developer who has worked with organizations such as IBM, TD Bank, Ethereum, Hanson Robotics, and more. She is a member of the human accelerator program The Knowledge Society and of the Masason Foundation, a program founded by SoftBank CEO and Founder Masayoshi Son. She recently co-founded Voltx, building software to accelerate energy storage testing for research and development and production by up to 96%.
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References
People to check out:

  • Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and founder of Khosla Ventures.
  • Chamath Palihapitiya, venture capitalist, founder, and CEO of Social Capital.
  • Naval Ravikant, entrepreneur and investor, co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of AngelList

Learning techniques:

  • The Feynman Technique
  • Put theory into practice
  • First principles
  • Get started early and quickly adjust after each mistake
  • Cold calling for feedback and advice

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Show Notes

Alishba Imran is a 17-year-old machine learning and blockchain developer who has worked with organizations such as IBM, TD Bank, Ethereum, Hanson Robotics, and more. She is a member of the human accelerator program The Knowledge Society and of the Masason Foundation, a program founded by SoftBank CEO and Founder Masayoshi Son. She recently co-founded Voltx, building software to accelerate energy storage testing for research and development and production by up to 96%.
Alishba's LinkedIn

Follow us on Instagram!

References
People to check out:

  • Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and founder of Khosla Ventures.
  • Chamath Palihapitiya, venture capitalist, founder, and CEO of Social Capital.
  • Naval Ravikant, entrepreneur and investor, co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of AngelList

Learning techniques:

  • The Feynman Technique
  • Put theory into practice
  • First principles
  • Get started early and quickly adjust after each mistake
  • Cold calling for feedback and advice

Check out our website!