Our Team

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Rishabh Bhargava

Prior to starting Refuel, Rishabh helped scale ML and data infra at Primer.ai and Datacoral (acquired by Cloudera).

He studied CS and AI at Stanford and Cambridge.
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Nihit Desai

Prior to starting Refuel, Nihit led multiple ML teams for content integrity across Facebook products.

He studied CS and AI at Stanford, UIUC, and IIT-Madras.
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Abhinav Naikawadi

Software Engineer
Abhinav previously worked as an ML Engineer at Uber on the Pickups/Dropoffs and Cognitive Computing teams.

He studied CS & AI at Cornell.
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Dhruva Bansal

Software Engineer
Dhruva has scaled document understanding at DeepMind and automated Kiva configuration at Amazon Robotics.

He studied CS and AI at Stanford and Georgia Tech.
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Sahil Yadav

Software Engineer
Sahil has built distributed systems at scale, transforming data into insights. He was previously at Cloudera.

He studied at IIT Delhi.
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Rajas Bansal

Software Engineer
Rajas previously worked at Amazon and Cohesity. He's interested in using LLMs to build cool things and graph machine learning.

He studied CS at Stanford.
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Derek Petersen

Software Engineer
Derek has driven software and product innovation at Lyft, Flipboard, StumbleUpon, and Apple.

He also pursues personal projects and open-source alternatives to popular services.

Our Investors

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and executives and operators from OpenAI, Datadog, Meta, ServiceNow, Upstart and others.

Join the team!

We are hiring for multiple engineering and design roles as part of our early engineering team