we are leading researchers in cognitive computing and machine intelligence with deep expertise across multiple industries

our AI team
leadership and data science

Sanjay Chopra

Co-Founder & CEO
Award-winning CEO and serial entrepreneur; expertise in technology and e-commerce spanning over two decades
Successfully founded OnlineChoice and Intellions; former executive at IBM and Giant Eagle
Graduated in Computer Science from MANIT, Virginia Tech, with an MBA from Carnegie Mellon.

Eric Nyberg, PhD

Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist
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One of the world’s leading cognitive computing data scientists
Academic consultant for IBM Watson since 2007
Developed SmartCognitives™ Decision Management System
Professor and Director, Master of Computational Data Science Program at Carnegie Mellon

Thomas Bartos

Partner & Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer, ABARTA Oil & Gas Co., Inc.
Former Vice President of Finance, Mark Resources Corporation

Pete Minnelli

Partner & SVP, Creative
20+ years experience in branding, identity and UX design and development
Leads cognistx creative, UX and marketing teams with a focus on human-centered design and user engagement

Mary Liu, PhD

Partner & VP, Healthcare
20+ year experience in healthcare research, commercialization, and machine intelligence. 
Leads Cognistx efforts in Healthcare AI with P&L responsibility.

Anna Belova, PhD

Senior Data Scientist
Brings over 10 years of experience in quantitative analysis across a range of scientific domains and data types
Designs and implements computational, statistical, and optimization models

Jeff Whitmore

Director of Business Development
5+ years business development in marketing intelligence, big data, & digital media
Graduate of The University of Vermont; BA in Political Science & Economics

Florian Metze, PhD

Partner & Chief Speech Scientist
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Research faculty at CMU’s Language Technologies Institute in automatic speech recognition, multimedia processing, semantic computing, and user interfaces
World-class leader in speech recognition and multimedia analysis research

Andrew Moore

EVP, AI-Enabled Medical Systems
20+ years of business & military experience in the Pharmaceutical, Animal Health & Medical Device industries.
BS, Business; Captain US Army; MSBA School (Heidelberg); Pfizer Executive Management Program at Harvard

Vishal Dhiman

Senior Product Manager
10+ years of experience in Technology Leadership and Product Management
BS Computer Science, UMASS Amherst; MBA, Tepper School of Business, CMU

Sweta Bardoloi

Senior Product Manager
5+ years of experience in Project Management, Business Analysis & Software Development.
Bachelor's in Information Science Engineering, PESIT; Masters in Information Systems Management, CMU

Francis Carayol

Full Stack/WordPress Developer
15+ years of experience as a full-stack developer using numerous programming languages and technologies
Handles Wordress development along with technical problem resolution for clients

Raminder Dhiman

Product Manager
3 years of client acquisition and client management experience; Strong prioritization skills and analytical ability
B. Tech Mechanical, Punjabi University; MBA, UBS Panjab; Information Systems Management, Duquesne University

Roshan Bhave

Data Scientist
Data Scientist with experience in data managment, data visualization, and predictive analysis
BS in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology

Uxue Zurutuza

Data Scientist
Data Scientist with experience in machine learning, deep learning, business intelligence, and analytics
BS in Comp Sci + Business Admin, Deusto University; Dual MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering + Engineering & Technology Innovation Management, CMU.

Thomas Bu

Data Scientist
Data Scientist with experience in robotics, computer vision, and translational research
BS in Biomedical Engineering from Yale University

Aniket Trivedi

Software Engineer
2+ years of Software Development experience; project experience with Machine Learning and Data Science.
BE Computer Science, University of Pune; MS School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.

Alexander Hauptmann, PhD

AI Consultant, Image and Video Scientist
CMU research professor in multimedia analysis and indexing, speech recognition, interfaces to multimedia system and language
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Leonid Boytsov, PhD

Data Science/AI Consultant
20+ years of experience in R&D
Has broad expertise in a variety of topics, including machine learning, natural language processing and efficient computing

Roberto Pareja

Product Management Consultant
10+ years of experience in corporate and investment banking and new ventures. Shareholder and board member of a South American bank holding company (SCFG).  
BS, Purdue University; MBA, CMU Tepper School of Business.

Alessandro Molteni

Product Management Consultant
15+ years of experience in technology leadership and product development
Systems thinker with a keen eye for details, implications, and creative problem solving
development and engineering
Our world-class development partner is located in Jaipur, India. Rahul, Mamta, Rohit, Rakesh, Abhijeet, Bhavna, Ankita, Vijendra, Shivang and Harshita bring deep expertise in building and implementing enterprise level products and applications.
ADVISORY BOARD

Susan Frank

President, ASF Solutions LLC
Former VP of Population Health Management, Allegheny Health Network (AHN),

Jaime Carbonell

University Professor & Allen Newell Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Adjunct Faculty, U Pittsburgh Medical School
Chairman, Carnegie Speech Corp.

Mike Ritter

President, MFR Consulting, LLC
Former CMO and SVP Consumer and Mass Business, Verizon

Kevin Srigley

President, Schmidt Market Research
Former Senior VP, Giant Eagle

Karen Barnes

Executive Director, Venture Cafe Winston Salem
Founding Partner, Cognistx

Parijat Agarwal

Co-Founder & COO Metacube focusing on new product development and technology innovations
20+ years of Technology Experience; graduated from IIT Delhi in 1994 with a degree in Computer Science.