Team

Founders

Alex Dalyac

CEO

Postgrad CS from Imperial College, Philips Prize in Computer Science. Former hedge fund quant and Rocket Internet business developer.

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Razvan Ranca

CTO

Postgrad CS from Cambridge, numerous prizes while undergrad at Edinburgh. Wrote poker bots and algorithms for reconstructing shredded documents.

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Adrien Cohen

CCO

From HEC Paris, started in M&A at Goldman Sachs, then went into ecommerce: co-founded Lazada Group, built it into a $bn business. Led 9 figure deals with Xiaomi, Lenovo and Motorola.

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Science & Engineering

Dr Ken Chatfield

Research Scientist

PhD from the Oxford Visual Geometry Group, supervised by Andrew Zisserman. Widely cited research, including Best Scientific Paper BMVC 2014.

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Thomas Varsavsky

Research Scientist

Machine Learning MSc (Distinction) from UCL, classes taught by Google DeepMind and Gatsby Institute. Deep Reinforcement and Active learning research supervised by Peter Dayan of Gatsby Institute.

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Andrew Jefferson

VP Engineering

Software engineer specialising in full stack and scalable systems. Startup veteran, Apple ‘alumni’, refugee from Silicon Valley.  Previously worked on ticketing, realtime data analytics for financial services, storing and synchronising every Apple user’s data at Apple iCloud and high performance analysis of genetic data for medical use. 

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Eric Lai

FS Software Engineer

MEng in Information Engineering from Cambridge, research project: Machine Learning in Financial Times Series. Former Goldman Sachs Software Engineer.

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Mariusz Kierski

FS Software Engineer

BSc Computer Science from University of Warsaw. Previously worked at Mozilla in Silicon Valley and Jane Street in London.

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Clement Roig

ML Software Engineer

Graduate general engineering and computer science from Mines Paristech. Prior works in Speech Recognition and signal analysis.

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Operations

 

Michelle Loa Kum Cheung

Honours in Fine Arts from The University of New South Wales, Australia. Michelle's art is in public and private collections in Australia and England and most recently exhibited with the office of the Mayor of London. Concurrent to her art research in the consumption and experience of environments and imagery in the digital age, she is putting part of her energy and skills to support Tractable's operations.

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Advisors

Prof Zoubin Ghahramani

Scientific Advisor

Leads the Cambridge Machine Learning Group. 24 years of ML research at UPenn, MIT (PhD under Michael Jordan), UToronto (with Geoffrey Hinton), UCL, CMU, Cambridge.

Chris Mairs

Enterprise Technology Advisor

Chief Scientist, former CTO and member of founding team at MetaSwitch Networks, funded by Sequoia. CS graduate from Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Greg Gladwell

Insurance Advisor

Former CEO of Crawford & Co UK / Ireland, a branch of the world's largest independent claims management company. Former MD at Asprea, Operations Director at Aviva.

Investors

Zetta

Zetta Venture Partners: early stage VC fund focused on data analytics. Managing partner Mark Gorenberg sits on President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Eric Schmidt, ex-CEO Google, is a LP.

Acequia

Acequia Capital early stage investment vehicle of Hank Vigil and Fritz Lanman, former C-level executives at Microsoft. Seed investments include Pinterest, Square and Wish.

415 Investments

415 Investments early stage investment vehicle of Owen Van Natta, former COO Facebook, CEO Myspace, CEO Zynga. Seed investments include Reveal, Talio and ClassPass.