Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Srikar K. Prasad

Srikar K. Prasad

Adjunct Lecturer in International and Public Affairs

Areas of Interest: Data science, machine learning, pricing models


Srikar Prasad is an adjunct faculty member, teaching programming and data science in the MPA program. Srikar’s work focuses on structured innovation and applying rigorous data-methods to identify successful marketing strategies and product-pricing models. He consults with startups and is currently working on a computational linguistics startup that uses AI to translate instructions to code. Srikar is a Xoogler, where he worked on social and information graphs as a product manager in Google Apps and Google Plus. Prior to Google, Srikar completed his MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he was lucky to study entrepreneurship and competitive strategy from professors like Sharon Oster, Judy Chevalier, Richard Foster, and David Cromwell


MPA 2065 Introduction to Data Science and Programming