Manasi started Verta.AI (https://verta.ai) based on her PhD work at MIT CSAIL on systems for software to streamline the process of data science and machine learning.
Previously, she was a PhD student in the Database Group at MIT. She worked on systems for analysis of large scale data, specifically on making machine learning and visual analysis faster, interactive, and more efficient. She also worked/interned at Twitter, Google, Facebook and Microsoft. She is the recipient of the Facebook PhD Fellowship and Google Anita Borg Fellowship.