Akhil Nistala

Software Engineer

Akhil Nistala was born in Visakhapatnam, India in 1995 and moved to Michigan with his parents a few years later. He graduated from MIT with a MS in Computer Science (2018) and a BS in Computer Science (2017), and is currently a software engineer at Google, in San Bruno, CA. Akhil has been an avid basketball fan for much of his life. Two of his favorite players are Chauncey Billups and Kobe Bryant. He brought together his passions for computer science and basketball during his Masters research in sports analytics with Professor John Guttag.