Our Team


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

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

Sourav Dey

Chief Technology Officer

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

Vivek Mohta

Chief Business Officer

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

Andy Song

General Counsel

  • Senior Legal Counsel, Apple
  • Associate, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • JD – Harvard Law School; BA – Yale University

Meghan Blanchette

Director, Content & Communications

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

Jason Carpenter

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Recent projects spanning computer vision, signal processing, augmented reality, and deep learning
  • Neuroscience Research Associate, University College London
  • MS, Data Science – University of San Francisco; BS, Cognitive Science – UCLA

Justin Chen

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Experienced in deep learning, computational biophysics, and software engineering
  • Recent projects include classification of scenes in videos, and inference for protein model parameters
  • AI Fellow at Insight Data Science
  • MS & PhD, Physics – Rice University; BS, Applied and Engineering Physics – Cornell University

Anish Dalal

Machine Learning Engineer

  • Recent work on 3D MRI image segmentation and classification of medical notes
  • Data Science, UCSF Medical Center
  • Software Engineer, GenomOncology
  • 2015 Fellow, Venture for America
  • MS, Data Science – University of San Francisco; BS, Biomedical/Medical Engineering – University of Virginia

George Erickson

Staff Data Engineer

  • Software Engineer, Datadog
  • CTO, DrinkIn, Inc.
  • Software Engineer, Kyruus
  • BS, Computer Science – MIT

Wassaf Farooqi

Director, Engineering

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

Alex Fiedler

Staff Software Engineer

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

Yan Ge

Engineering Manager

  • Software Director, Opera Solutions
  • Risk Engineer, PayPal
  • Datawarehouse Engineer, eBay
  • BS, Computer Science – Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Joseph Goldbeck

Staff Data Engineer

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

Josh Hayes

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Data Scientist, Chartmetric
  • Instructor & Researcher, UC Davis
  • PhD, Sociology – UC Davis; Doctoral Fellow, Data Science Bootcamp – The Data Incubator; MS, Sociology – UC Davis; MA, Religious Studies – Stanford; BA, Interdisciplinary Humanities – Michigan State University

Rajendra Koppula

Director, Machine Learning

  • Recent projects spanning computer vision, IoT, machine learning, and deep learning applications
  • Staff Engineer, 3G/4G Cellular Group, Qualcomm
  • MS, Statistics & MS, EE – Northern Illinois University; BS, EECS – Osmania University

Jakov Kucan

Senior Architect, Data Engineering

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

Alex LaRue

Senior Data Engineer

  • Recent projects focused on databases and integration systems
  • Software Engineer, InterSystems
  • BS, Philosophy – UCLA; Postbaccalaureate, Computer Science – Tufts

Hing Lin, PMP

Technical Program Manager

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

Rachel Lomasky

Director, Machine Learning

  • Co-founder and Chief Data Officer, Wevo Conversion
  • Analytics Director, Opera Solutions
  • Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University
  • PhD, Machine Learning – Tufts University; BA, Computer Science – Wellesley College

Alexander Ng

Director, Infrastructure & DevOps

  • Recent projects at the intersection of systems and machine learning
  • DevOps Tech Lead, Kyruus
  • Software Systems Engineer, MITRE
  • Software Systems Engineer, US Navy
  • BS, EE – Boston University

Kevin Rego

Architect, Devops

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

Wendy Roberts

Principal, Client Engagement

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

Chris Schuch

Staff Machine Learning Engineer

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

Julie Steele

Director, Marketing Communications

  • Director of Communications & Design, Silicon Valley Data Science
  • Content Editor for Strata Conference and Acquisitions Editor, O'Reilly Media
  • Faculty, School of Visual Arts in New York
  • Author of "Understanding the Chief Data Officer" (two editions) and co-author of Designing Data Visualizations and Beautiful Visualization
  • MA, PoliSci – Rutgers; BA, English

Ramesh Sridharan

Architect, Machine Learning

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

Michael Stefferson

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

  • Experience in deep learning for object detection, numerical analysis, and Brownian dynamics simulations
  • Data scientist, Divirod
  • AI Fellow at Insight Data Science 
  • PhD, Physics – University of Colorado, Boulder; BS, Physics and Applied Math – University of Arizona

Tameez Sunderji


  • Director Product Management, Marqeta
  • Director Platform Strategy, Mashery
  • Senior Product Manager, Rovi
  • Consultant, PA Consulting Group
  • BS, EECS – MIT

Matyas Tamas

Director, Machine Learning

  • Head of Supply Data Science, Uber
  • Founder of Data Science team, Quora
  • BS, Physics – Caltech

Dragos Velicanu

Senior Data Engineer

  • Recent work includes algorithmic trading systems, blockchain data unification
  • Data Engineering Fellow, Insight Data Science
  • Particle Physics Researcher, CERN
  • PhD Physics – MIT; BS Applied Physics, Minor CS – Columbia University


Demba Ba


  • Assistant Professor, Harvard University
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD & MS, EECS – MIT; BS, EECS – UMD

Martin Davy


  • Executive Vice President & Chief Platform Architect, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • VP Worldwide Product Engineering, Pegasystems
  • Global Head of Trading Engineering, Fidelity Investments
  • Senior Vice President, Linedata (North America)
  • Architecture roles at The LongView Group, Atex, and Sysdeco
  • MS, CS – University of Kent; BS, Math / Education – Canterbury Christ Church University

Surya Ganguli


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

John Hann


  • Senior Software Engineer at TetraScience
  • Cloud Architect at SolPad
  • Senior Software Engineer/Architect at NoWait
  • Front-end Architect / Team Lead at lifeIMAGE
  • Principal Engineer at Pivotal
  • BS, Electrical Engineering — University of Massachusetts

Zoher Karu


  • Managing Director, Head of Data and Analytics, APAC & EMEA, Citi
  • Chief Data Officer, eBay
  • VP, Marketing Analytics, Sears
  • VP, Analytics, Mattersight
  • Director, Strategy, Zyman Group
  • Director, Product, Brickstream
  • Engagement Manager, McKinsey
  • PhD, EECS – MIT; BS, EE – CMU

Ajay Mishra


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

Ankit Patel


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

Aalok Shah


  • Expertise in data products involving lots of data and complex processes
  • Director Product, Immigration Transformation, US Digital Service
  • Senior Product Manager, Oracle
  • Senior Application Engineer, Oracle
  • MEng & BS, EECS – MIT

Daniel Tunkelang


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