Alexei Bastidas

Alexei is a Senior at Stanford pursuing a BS in Computer Science with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Originally from Ecuador, he served four and a half years in the US Marine Corps as an 0351-Infantry Assaultman with 1st Battalion 1st Marines, Bravo Company working his way from SMAW gunner to a rifleman Squad Leader. Alexei did three deployments: aboard the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Afghanistan, and Yemen. Alexei is the recipient of two Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and the Combat Action Ribbon.