Shailo Rao

Beyond the Box

Shailo Rao founded Beyond the Box out of Stanford StartX to give sports fans real-time news and insights about their favorite teams and players. He is a cognitive and social scientist whose previous sports media experience includes founding basketball blog Golden State of Mind (46M page views), consulting for SB Nation/ Vox Media, and serving on the advisory board of sports aggregator Ballhype (acquired by FutureUS). Previously, Shailo was on the founding team of Katango (acquired by Google) and a four-time intern on Google’s User Experience team. He completed his BS with Distinction at UC San Diego and PhD at Stanford University.