Prabhakar has been with Yahoo, since July 2006. Previously, he led analytics and modeling teams at companies such as Metreo-Symphony, and Agile Software. Early in his career he was a technical staff member at Bell Communications Research.
At Yahoo, he leads a team focused primarily on Computational Advertising. This team is working on projects related to: Targeting & Personalization, Advertising Marketplaces, Data Sciences and Media Planning.
Prabhakar has a Ph.D in Decision Sciences from Stanford University. His interests include: marketplace design, pricing and optimization.