Soups Ranjan

Soups Ranjan is the director of data science at Coinbase, one the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world. He manages the risk and data science team that is chartered with preventing avoidable losses to the company due to payment fraud or account takeovers. Previously, Soups led the development of machine learning pipelines to improve performance advertising at Yelp and Flurry. He is the founder of, a roundtable forum for risk professionals in San Francisco to share ideas on stopping bad actors. Soups holds a PhD in ECE focusing on network security from Rice University.


AI at scale at Coinbase

September 6, 2018

Soups Ranjan describes the machine learning system that Coinbase built to detect potential fraud and fake identities.