Shanti Rao


Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Atlanta, CDL-Oxford, CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Shanti is a physicist and spacecraft mission architect. He designed and built spacecraft instruments at JPL for 16 years. Before that, he started & sold a software company. Big Data From Space will enable greater agricultural yields at lower and more predictable risk. Dr. Rao has a PhD. in physics from the Caltech and two Bachelors degrees from the UW. He also plays the piano and is really into coaching kids’ soccer.