WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE

LEADERSHIP

VINAY SETH MOHTA

Chief Executive Officer

  • CTO, CISO, Co-Founder, Kyruus (healthcare data platform)
  • Product Manager, Kayak (travel marketplace, acquired by Priceline)
  • CTO, Global Health Delivery (public health knowledge platform & community)
  • Architect & Product Manager, Endeca Technologies (web commerce data management & search platform, acquired by Oracle)
  • Developer, The MathWorks (mathematical computing software)
  • Multiple patents (text search, faceted navigation)
  • MEng & BS, EECS – MIT

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SOURAV DEY

Chief Technology Officer

  • Staff Engineer, Google (Nest thermostat, camera)
  • Principal Data Scientist, AutoGrid (power grid big data analytics)
  • Principal Engineer, Ingenu (IoT Platform)
  • Senior Engineer, Qualcomm (wireless chips)
  • Multiple patents (intrusion detection, user similarity, wireless)
  • PhD, MS & BS, EECS – MIT

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VIVEK MOHTA

Chief Business Officer

  • Co-Founder & CEO, Altitude (Expert+AI curated knowledge base)
  • VP, Industry Solutions, AEE (cleantech industry consortium)
  • Division Director, State of Massachusetts (cleantech investment fund)
  • Research Manager, IDA (Federal R&D strategy)
  • Multiple publications and awards
  • PhD, Math – Harvard; BS, Math & BS, Physics – MIT

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TEAM

JASON CARPENTER

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

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MARTIN DAVY

VP, Engineering

  • 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

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WASSAF FAROOQI

Director, Engineering

  • VP Engineering, Kyruus (health data platform)
  • Software Engineer, Hubspot (marketing software platform)
  • Software Engineer, EMC (resource management software platform)
  • BS, Computer Engineering – Northeastern University

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JOSEPH GOLDBECK

Data Engineer

  • Senior Software Engineer & Technical Lead, TetraScience (life sciences data integration and analytics platform)
  • Lead Developer, FOLD (award-winning open publishing platform)
  • Full Stack Developer, MIT Media Lab/Center for Future Civic Media (open-source platforms for citizen journalism)
  • Lead Software Engineer, Cinch Financial (web app for unbiased recommendations for financial products)
  • MA, Neuroscience — University of California–Berkeley; BS, Brain and Cognitive Science — MIT (with awards for outstanding academics and research)

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PRINCE GROVER

Machine Learning Engineer

  • Previous projects leveraging machine learning and deep learning for problems in the computer vision, oil and gas, and real estate domains
  • Senior Business Analyst, Altisource (real estate and mortgage industry service provider)
  • Consultant–Data Science, Capgemini
  • MS, Analytics & Data Science – University of San Francisco; MS & BS, Geophysical Technology – IIT Roorkee

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RAJENDRA KOPPULA

Director, Machine Learning

  • Recent projects spanning IoT, machine learning, deep learning applications
  • Staff Engineer, 3G/4G Cellular Group, Qualcomm (wireless & statistical signal processing)
  • MS, Statistics & MS, EE – Northern Illinois University; BS, EECS – Osmania University

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JAKOV KUCAN

Senior Architect

  • Chief Architect, Kyruus
  • Director of Product Strategy, PTC Mathcad (product strategy, architecture, design and development)
  • Software Architect, Mathsoft (architecture and development team)
  • Co-founder/Engineer/Architect/V.P. and Chief Scientist, Centive
  • PhD, Computer Science — MIT; MA, Mathematics, BSE, Computer Science and Engineering — UPenn

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ALEXANDER NG

Senior Data Engineer

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

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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

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TAMEEZ SUNDERJI

Director, Product

  • Director Product Management, Marqeta (payments API platform)
  • Director Platform Strategy, Mashery (API management platform)
  • Senior Product Manager, Rovi (entertainment metadata product)
  • Consultant, PA Consulting Group (analytics and strategy)
  • BS, EECS – MIT

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MATYAS TAMAS

Director, Data Science

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

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AFFILIATES

DEMBA BA

Advisor, Deep Learning Methods

  • Assistant Professor, Harvard University (computational neuroscience, signal processing, network science)
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD & MS, EECS – MIT; BS, EECS – UMD

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SURYA GANGULI

Advisor, Deep Learning Methods

  • Assistant Professor, Stanford University (deep learning, neuroscience, statistical physics)
  • 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

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VIVEK GARG

Director, Data Science

  • Data Science Manager, Apple (data science, analytics, algorithms, Apple Watch)
  • Director of Data Sciences, Albeado (retail banking, health care, and utilities)
  • Big Data Consultant, Big Data Analytics & Strategy
  • VP of Strategy & Business Development, AdMaxim, LLC
  • Consultant, Bain & Company, San Francisco
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering – UC Berkeley; MBA, Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship – University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business; BS, Mechanical Engineering – IIT

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ZOHER KARU

Advisor, Data Strategy

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

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AJAY MISHRA

Advisor, Computer Vision

  • Director of Computer Vision & Deep Learning Group, HOVER (3D reconstruction)
  • Research Scientist, Amazon (tracking, object identification)
  • Research Scientist, Intelligent Automation (object recognition)
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD, Computer Vision – National University of Singapore; BS, EE – IIT Kanpur

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ANKIT PATEL

Advisor, Deep Learning Methods

  • Assistant Professor, Rice University (deep learning, computational neuroscience)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Multiple publications
  • PhD, Applied Math; MS & BA, CS – Harvard

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AALOK SHAH

Senior Product Management Consultant

  • 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

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DANIEL TUNKELANG

Advisor, Search & Query Understanding

  • 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

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