Computational Journalist, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Ravie Lakshmanan is a dual master's graduate in Journalism and Computer Science from Columbia University, New York. He received his bachelor's in computer science from Amrita School of Engineering and has previously worked as a software programmer for Infosys Limited and investment bank Goldman Sachs. He is currently a data journalist intern at Financial Planning covering FinTech, Cryptocurrency and other areas related to wealth management and financial planning.
His interest in journalism and technology inspired him to start his own blog in 2011 and he hopes to focus on investigative, data-driven reporting in the world of business, finance and technology. He is also interested in advancing public understanding of new emerging technologies, emphasising on algorithmic accountability and fairness in intelligent systems, and the broader intersection of technology, policy, security and user privacy.