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Somya Singhvi is a recent PhD from the Operations Research Center at MIT and a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development. His thesis research focused on using a combination of data-driven analytics and field based research to improve the operational efficiency and social welfare in agricultural supply chains and markets of developing countries. Singhvi has collaborated with multiple organizations that are working with smallholder farmers in India and led successful field implementation of the proposed solutions. Prior to his PhD, Singhvi obtained a B. S. (Hons) in Operations Research & Engineering from Cornell University. He will start as an assistant professor at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business in April 2021.