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Last Updated: July 29, 2020
In his career as a technologist, Ali Khosh has built several award-winning, consumer-facing and enterprise products for mobile, TV and desktop platforms used by the world's biggest brands. Khosh’s work has received national and international news coverage from NBC, Forbes, Huffington Post, United Nations and ABC.
Khosh is currently the vice president of emerging technology and a partner at Quandary Peak Research, a software consulting firm. His team provides technical due diligence and technology litigation consulting to VCs, Fortune 100 companies and private equity firms in matters of M&A transactions, startup investments and IP litigation. Some of his recent clients include Berkshire Hathaway, Broadcom, Foursquare, Sony, UCAR and StubHub.
Prior to joining Quandary Peak Research, Khosh held various engineering positions at Yahoo, Microsoft and Samsung. After leaving Samsung, he founded Tilofy (for Time, Location & Unify), an AI-powered trend forecasting SaaS platform. Tilofy's engine analyzed massive amounts of unstructured data every second to predict consumer and behavioral trends in their infancy and long before they become mainstream. Tilofy was used by some of the world's biggest brands, agencies and media companies, including Red Bull, Altria, Wipro, Hershey, Henkel, Unilever and Samsung, empowering them to "disrupt, not to be disrupted."
Khosh has a BS in computer engineering, an MS in computer science from The George Washington University and a PhD in computer science from USC. He has published more than 15 peer-reviewed magazine, workshop, conference and journal publications, cited over 1,000 times combined. He has published over 12 patents (four granted). He was named as one of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California's technology industry (along with CEOs of Tinder and Snapchat).
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Susan Estrich wrote an op-ed about the hypocrisy of certain laws in Texas. "You have to hand it to those Texans," she wrote. "On one hand, they believe in liberty — to not wear a mask. But for the victim of rape or incest to have control over her body? No way."
Thomas D. Lyon
“Use of global trait cues helps to explain older adults’ decrements in detecting children’s lies” (with Alison O’Connor, Micaela Wiens, & Angela D. Evans) (in press), Legal and Criminological Psychology.
Thomas D. Lyon
“Causal indicators for assessing the truthfulness of child speech in forensic interviews” (with Zane Durante, Victor Ardulov, Manoj Kumar, Jennifer Gongola, & Shrikanth Narayanan) (in press), Computer Speech & Language.
Thomas D. Lyon
“The difficulty of teaching adults to recognize referential ambiguity in children's testimony: The influence of explicit instruction and sample questions” (with Breanne Wylie, Jennifer Gongola, & Angela D. Evans) (in press), Applied Cognitive Psychology.