Vishal is the CEO & co-Founder of the Alice Camera, a computational photography start-up building a novel AI camera for content creators, streamers and live events. The company is backed by Innovate UK and has raised $1.5 million in funding from venture capitalists since launching in 2021. The team has gone through accelerators run by the Digital Catapult, Nvidia, UCL and Entrepreneur First, they were selected as a finalist in the SXSW 2023 Pitch, and have been nominated for an award by the Creative Industries Council. Vishal is a content creator himself having gathered over 30,000 followers on social media around his niche as a Cultural Data Scientist. He is internationally recognised for applying data science and AI to the Cultural and Creative Industries and has extensive experience managing projects for several governments and international cultural organisations. Vishal previously was a researcher at The Bartlett at UCL and he studied at the London School of Economics and Sotheby’s Institute of Art and then worked at Sotheby’s as one of the company’s first-ever Data Scientists.