Prince Mabandla, Kanadpriya Basu, Kyung Lee (L-R)
MFour has added a new Data Scientist and Software Engineer who will help refine and innovate processes for obtaining the efficient, quality data clients need, as well as a new Controller.
Dr. Kanadpriya Basu joins as Data Scientist. He’s transitioning to the tech and market research sector from a previous career in academia, most recently as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he conducted research in Machine Learning and Data Analytics. Kanad, as he likes to be called, has been published extensively in academic and professional journals, and received a 2015 Early Career Award for great promise in mathematics, conferred by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. He holds multiple degrees: a Doctorate in Computational and Applied Mathematics from the University of South Carolina, Columbia; Master's degrees in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Texas – Pan American and in Applied Mathematics, with a specialty in Operational Research, from the Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology in Shibpur, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Presidency University in Kolkata. Food and travel with family are his leading leisure interests.
Prince Mabandla joins MFour as a Senior Software Engineer, having previously led teams and built systems at Adobe, Rue La La, NameMedia and the University of Notre Dame. He holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Andrews University in Berrian Springs, Michigan, and a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Prince’s other credentials include reaching the finalist round for seed money and support from Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley organization that incubates startups and mentors their founders as entrepreneurs.
Kyung Lee brings more than 20 years’ experience with companies both gigantic (Toyota and KPMG) and small to his position as MFour’s Controller. Kyung, who is a CPA, has a track record of finding new efficiencies in financial processes. He will expedite smooth transactions with clients, and provide oversight of internal budget and financial operations. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an accounting emphasis, from California State University, Long Beach. In his free time, Kyung likes to snowboard, hike, and watch movies and sports.
Welcome aboard, Kanad, Kyung and Prince!