Alok Talekar is a Software Engineer at Google Research, and previously worked at YouTube. His primary interests are in the field of climate crisis solutions, with an emphasis on the global south. He works on the AI for Social Good team, which is primarily interested in using ML to solve problems faced by NGOs. Currently he leads multiple Agriculture and Soil science related efforts working with academics and NGOs in India. His technological interests are in usage of Remote Sensing and Multi-agent systems.