JP is a close advisor to Polymath he was previously our Chief Business Officer. Before that, he co-founded and led Ataria, a venture capital (VC) and corporate advisory firm. Academically, JP’s experience includes both teaching and research positions at Stanford University and Harvard University. JP holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Lima, a Ph.D.(c) and an M.A. in Economics from Stanford University, an M.P.A. in International Development from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.