Anna Patterson is an entrepreneur who founded Cuil, Inc., Xift, Inc. and Gradient Ventures.
She occupies the position of Managing Partner at Gradient Ventures. Dr. Patterson is also on the board of Algorithmia, Inc., Square, Inc., PullRequest, Inc. and Unitq, Inc.
In the past she was President at Cuil, Inc., Director-Google Research at Google LLC and Research Scientist at Stanford University.
Dr. Patterson received a doctorate from the University of Illinois and an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis.