Siraj is a Partner on the investment team at Atomico. Previously he was a computer scientist, co-founder and CTO of the successful Atomico investment The Climate Corporation. He focuses on companies enabled by machine learning, AI and computer vision, (particularly in intelligent assistants), IoT, Agtech, and works with a number of portfolio companies. Siraj founded The Climate Corporation in 2006, a company that pioneered the use of machine learning in helping farmers to optimize crop yield, that was acquired by Monsanto in 2013. Prior to this, Siraj was an early engineering hire at Google in 2001, and one of the founding engineers for the Google Book search project. He holds an MS degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a BA Hons in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, UK.