Mike Farrell is the CTO and co-founder of Transcend, a data privacy technology company headquartered in San Francisco. Backed by Accel and Index Ventures, Transcend makes it simple for companies to give users control over their data, and has built engineering solutions to chart the path forward for modern data rights. Before co-founding Transcend, Mike simultaneously received an MS in Computer Science and his BA in Computer Science and Statistics at Harvard University. During that time, Mike worked as a research intern in the George Church Lab, automating the neural drug development FISSEQ end-to-end from robotics to image analysis. Additionally, Mike spent two summers as a risk-modeler for Apollo Global Management and was a five-time teaching fellow in the CS and mathematics department at Harvard.