Sushant Shrestha is a researcher, analyst and strategist in Social Finance, Smart Planet Technologies, Private Equity Valuation and Investing and Transdisciplinary and Transformative Project Design. Sushant is a Research Fellow at Blockchain@UBC, University of British Columbia, and an adjunct professor at John F. Kennedy University. His research and data modelling integrates the fields of social finance, data science, blockchain, digital humanities, developmental psychology and transdisciplinary studies. His current work includes data for social good, transformative education, and metatheory. He has degrees in Finance, Management and Psychology and a professional background in management consulting, business systems analysis, sustainable finance and organizational analysis. He is the founder and developer of Tomo Analytica, a machine learning platform for social impact organizations. His current projects include a mixed-method analysis of impact data and an indigenous project with Dena’ina Athabascan in collaboration with Alaska National Park Services. He worked as a Finance Director overseeing operations of five startups in three countries. He has worked with several companies in California as a business analyst and strategy consultant.
Rebuilding Roots, Mapping Modernity research field trip.
Nikolai Village, Alaska. Photo Credit: Karen Evanoff