Swami Ganesan is the senior director of product analytics for Simons Searchlight and SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research). In this capacity, he leads a team of product analysts and consultants who support the designing, building, maintaining and scaling of the online research platforms that support the research mission of SPARK and Simons Searchlight. Ganesan joined the Simons Foundation in 2017.
Prior to the Simons Foundation, Ganesan has worked as a hardware engineer, project/product manager in large companies as well as early-stage startups. Ganesan earned a master’s in public administration in international development from Columbia University and a master’s in electrical engineering from the University of Texas, Dallas.