Pawan Deshpande is the CEO of HiveFire, which he founded in 2007. HiveFire is a machine learning and natural language processing startup that helps businesses increase their online-communications relevance. Deshpande leads the overall management and product development strategy for the company. Prior to founding HiveFire, Deshpande served at both Microsoft and Google. Pawan attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for both his graduate and undergraduate degrees in Computer Science.