Manifold is the applied AI company.


Manifold’s AI foundry brings together the infrastructure, algorithms, data, and multidisciplinary R&D team needed to rapidly forge market ready products. Global companies partner with Manifold through joint discovery and development programs. At Manifold, our vision is a world innovating faster together on the problems that matter.


Our team has a track record at companies like Google, HubSpot, Kayak, Qualcomm, Marqeta, and Uber. We speak at a variety of industry events—including Strata, ODSC, and Enterprise Data World—and have been featured in publications such as Entrepreneur, TheNextWeb, ReadWrite, and KD Nuggets.

Vinay Seth Mohta

Chief Executive Officer

  • Kyruus—CTO, CISO, Co-Founder
  • Kayak—Product Manager
  • Global Health Delivery—CTO
  • Endeca Technologies—Architect & Product Manager
  • The MathWorks—Developer
  • Multiple patents (text search, faceted navigation)
  • MIT—MEng & BS, EECS

Sourav Dey

Chief Technology Officer

  • Google—Staff Engineer
  • AutoGrid—Principal Data Scientist
  • Ingenu—Principal Engineer
  • Qualcomm—Senior Engineer
  • Multiple patents (intrusion detection, user similarity, wireless)
  • MIT—PhD, MS & BS, EECS

Vivek Mohta

Chief Product Officer

  • Altitude—Co-Founder & CEO
  • AEE—VP, Industry Solutions
  • State of Massachusetts—Division Director
  • IDA—Research Manager
  • Multiple publications and awards
  • Harvard—PhD, Math; MIT—BS, Math & BS, Physics

Andy Song

General Counsel
Head of Corporate Development

  • Apple—Senior Counsel
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP—Associate
  • Harvard —JD; Yale —BA

Rajendra Koppula

Vice President, Machine Learning

  • Qualcomm—Staff Engineer, 3G/4G Cellular Group
  • Northern Illinois University—MS, Statistics & MS, EE; Osmania University—BS, EECS

Wendy Roberts

Principal, Client Engagement

  • Allscripts—VP, Strategic Partnerships
  • Humana—Director, Wellness Solutions and Partnerships
  • Catholic Health Initiatives—National Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation
  • Baxter—Director, Strategy and Business Development
  • Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management—MBA, Finance and Strategic Planning; Amherst College—BA, Biology

Tameez Sunderji

Senior Director, Product

  • Marqeta—Director Product Management
  • Mashery—Director Platform Strategy
  • Rovi—Senior Product Manager
  • PA Consulting Group—Senior Product Manager

Wassaf Farooqi

Director, Engineering

  • Kyruus—VP Engineering
  • HubSpot—Software Engineer
  • EMC—Software Engineer
  • Northeastern University—BS, Computer Engineering

Rachel Lomasky

Director, Machine Learning

  • Wevo Conversion—Co-founder and Chief Data Officer
  • Opera Solutions—Analytics Director
  • Northeastern University—Adjunct Professor
  • Tufts University—PhD, Machine Learning; Wellesley CollegeBA, CS

John E. Maynard

Director, Product Design

  • Blink Health—Staff Engineer
  • Kayak—Head of Design
  • VGo Communications Inc.—Sr. Software Engineer/Designer
  • University of New Hampshire—BS, Computer Science

Alexander Ng

Director, Infrastructure & DevOps

  • Kyruus—DevOps Tech Lead
  • MITRE—Software Systems Engineer
  • US Navy—Software Systems Engineer
  • Boston University—BS, EE

Jakov Kucan

Senior Architect, Data Engineering

  • Kyruus—Chief Architect
  • PTC Mathcad—Director of Product Strategy 
  • Mathsoft—Software Architect
  • Centive—Co-founder/Engineer/Architect/V.P. and Chief Scientist
  • MIT—PhD, Computer Science; UPenn—MA, Mathematics, BSE, CS and Engineering

Kevin Rego

Architect, DevOps

  • Envision Healthcare—Director of Cloud Infrastructure
  • Candescent Health—Director of Infrastructure
  • Crimson Hexagon—Director IT Operations
  • Nanigans—Director of IT Operations
  • Acquia—Operations Manager
  • Viximo—Senior Systems Administrator
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts—Engineer
  • UMass Lowell—BS, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Ramesh Sridharan

Architect, Machine Learning

  • Vidado (formerly Captricity)—Head of Machine Learning
  • UC Berkeley—Course Instructor, Data 8
  • meet (Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow)—Volunteer Computer Science Instructor
  • MIT—PhD, EECS, MS, EECS; UC Berkeley—BS, EECS

Hing Lin, PMP

Technical Program Manager

  • Apixio—Customer Success Manager
  • Kyruus—Implementation Manager
  • Connance—Project Lead
  • Suffolk University—BS, Computer Information Systems; Bentley University—MBA

Yuanzhen Pan

Technical Program Manager

  • Synpulse Management Consulting—Consultant
  • Wings College Preparatory Academy—Co-founder, Asia Programs
  • Beam Coffee—Product Manager/Designer
  • Wellesley College—BA, Economics & Computer Software/Media Applications

Cat Pierson

Technical Program Manager

  • TripAdvisor—Associate Director, Sales/B2B operations
  • SmarterTravel—Product Manager, Ad Solutions
  • SmarterTravel—Senior Manager, Ad Operations
  • Bentley University—BS, Economics-Finance

Sam Hitov

Senior Staff DevOps Engineer

  • ezCater—Engineering Manager
  • Kyruus—Senior Software Engineer
  • QPID Health—DevOps Engineer
  • Brown University—BA, Computer Science

Joseph Goldbeck

Senior Staff Data Engineer

  • TetraScience—Senior Software Engineer & Technical Lead
  • FOLD—Lead Developer 
  • MIT Media Lab / Center for Future Civic Media—Full Stack Developer
  • Cinch Financial—Lead Software Engineer
  • UC Berkeley—MA, Neuroscience; MIT—BS, Brain and Cognitive Science (with awards for outstanding academics and research)

George Erickson

Staff Data Engineer

  • Datadog—Software Engineer
  • DrinkIn, Inc.—CTO
  • Kyruus—Software Engineer
  • MIT—BS, CS

Alex Fiedler

Staff Software Engineer

  • Blink Health—Senior Software Engineer
  • Kyruus—Principal Software Engineer
  • Kronos—Software Engineer, Cloud Applications
  • Boston University—Computer Science; Providence College—BS/BA, Computer Science/Theology

Austyn Hill

Staff Software Engineer

  • The Software Guild—Java Instructor & Curriculum Developer
  • Microsoft—Software Development Engineer in Test
  • Radius—CTO/Co-founder
  • MIT—BS, Computer Science

Krista Parker

Staff Software Engineer

  • BAE Systems—Principle Software Engineer
  • MITRE—Software Systems Engineer
  • Rochester Institute of Technology—BS, Computer Engineering

Chris Schuch

Staff Machine Learning Engineer

  • PatientPing—Lead Data Engineer, Analytics
  • Markforged—Data Scientist
  • RallyPoint Networks—Software Engineer
  • Kyruus—Data Scientist
  • Cornell University—PhD Coursework, Statistics; MIT—BS, Physics

Lisa Aiken

Senior Software Engineer

  • Mobileye—Senior Software Engineer
  • Raytheon—Senior Software Engineer
  • Clemson University—BS, Computer Science

Jason Carpenter

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • University College London—Neuroscience Research Associate
  • University of San Francisco—MS, Data Science; UCLA—BS, Cognitive Science

Justin Chen

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Insight Data Science—AI Fellow
  • Rice University—MS & PhD, Physics; Cornell University—BS, Applied and Engineering Physics

Josh Hayes

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Chartmetric—Data Scientist
  • UC Davis—Instructor & Researcher
  • UC Davis—PhD, Sociology; UC Davis—MS, Sociology; Stanford—MA, Religious Studies; Michigan State University—BA, Interdisciplinary Humanities

Jeff Moore

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • University of Colorado, Boulder—NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • University of Iowa—ICRU Undergraduate Research Fellow
  • University of Colorado, Boulder—PhD & MS, Physics; University of Iowa—BS, Physics

Michael Stefferson

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Divirod—Data Scientist
  • Insight Data Science—AI Fellow 
  • University of Colorado, Boulder—PhD, Physics; University of Arizona—BS, Physics and Applied Math

Alex LaRue

Senior Data Engineer

  • InterSystems—Software Engineer
  • UCLA—BS, Philosophy; TuftsPostbaccalaureate, CS

Dragos Velicanu

Senior Data Engineer

  • Insight Data Science—Data Engineering Fellow
  • CERN—Particle Physics Researcher
  • MIT—PhD, Physics; Columbia University—BS, Applied Physics, Minor, CS

Anish Dalal

Machine Learning Engineer

  • UCSF Medical Center—Data Science
  • GenomOncology—Software Engineer
  • Venture for America—2015 Fellow
  • University of San Francisco—MS, Data Science; University of Virginia—BS, Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Ian Myjer

Software Engineer

  • Elder Research—Data and Machine Learning Engineer
  • Oracle Utilities—Reporting Analyst
  • CEG Solutions—Senior Energy Development Associate
  • Harvard University—BA, Environmental Science and Engineering

Jen Sauer

Data Engineer

  • El Toro IP Targeting—Senior Software Development Engineer
  • Flow Aerospace—Senior Mechanical Engineer
  • Belcan Engineering—Senior Structural Analysis Engineer, Team Lead
  • United Launch Alliance—Structural Analysis Engineer, Design Engineer
  • University of Kentucky—BS, Mechanical Engineering

Meg Blanchette

Director, People Experience

  • Dataquest.io—Director of Content
  • Silicon Valley Data Science—Communications Manager
  • O'Reilly Media—Acquisitions Editor
  • Emerson College—BA, Writing and Publishing

Jason Skypeck

Head of Finance

  • Harrison Green—CFO
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch—SVP, Client Relationship Manager for Health Benefit Solutions
  • Bank of America, Global Wealth & Investment Management—VP, Strategy and Business Development
  • KPMG LLP—Sr. Associate, Risk Advisory Services
  • LeHigh University College of Business—BS, Finance; MS, Accounting and Information Analysis

Julie Steele

Director, Design

  • Silicon Valley Data Science—Director of Communications & Design
  • O'Reilly Media—Content Editor for Strata Data Conference and Acquisitions Editor
  • School of Visual Arts in New York—Faculty
  • Co-author of Designing Data Visualizations and Beautiful Visualization
  • Rutgers University—MA, PoliSci; Calvin College—BA, English


Demba Ba


  • Harvard University—Assistant Professor
  • Multiple publications
  • MIT—PhD, MS, EECS; University of Maryland—BS, EECS

Surya Ganguli


  • Stanford University—Assistant Professor
  • Google Brain Deep Learning Research Group—Visiting Scientist
  • Multiple highly cited publications and multiple awards
  • UC Berkeley—PhD, String Theory; MIT—BS, Math/Physics/EECS

Ajay Mishra


  • HOVER—Director of Computer Vision & Deep Learning Group
  • Amazon—Research Scientist
  • Intelligent Automation—Research Scientist
  • Multiple publications
  • National University of Singapore—PhD, Computer Vision; IIT Kanpur—BS, EE

Ankit Patel


  • Rice University—Assistant Professor
  • Baylor College of Medicine—Assistant Professor
  • Multiple publications
  • Harvard University—PhD, Applied Math, MS & BA, CS

Daniel Tunkelang


  • Consultant to Apple, eBay, Elsevier, Etsy, Salesforce, Yelp, Pinterest, Flipkart
  • LinkedIn—Director of Engineering, Search
  • LinkedIn—Director of Product Data Science
  • Google—Tech Lead, Local Search
  • Endeca (acquired by Oracle)—Chief Scientist
  • CMU—PhD, CS; MIT—BS & MS, CS/Math