About

We're engineers and data scientists, plus a business guy. We have deep experience in distributed systems, ETL, machine learning, and contribute to many Hadoop projects. We've built, managed, and architected products used by millions.

K Young
K Young

Co-founder & CEO. Large and in charge, K enjoys cooking, his wife and new daughter, and is a softy for idealism. K was formerly an Architect at Amplify Education, and holds a CS degree from Rice.

Doug Daniels
Doug Daniels

Co-founder & CTO. Formerly Data Architect at Amplify Education. Led awesome teams to integrate data in the largest school districts in the US. Passionate about building next generation data pipelines on Hadoop.

Jeremy Karn
Jeremy Karn

Co-founder & Lead Engineer. Has led large teams of engineers to build analytic solutions under intense conditions. Universally beloved by his team and his customers.

Chris Hoey
Chris Hoey

Director of Engineering, Operations. Held many roles such as Senior IT Manager, Unix Sysadmin, QA Lead, pyrotechnican and downhill mountain bike racer. Solver of engineering trickiness, haver of great stories.

John Matson
John Matson

Director of Marketing and Community. Previously a writer and editor at Scientific American magazine, where he wrote an awful lot about dark matter. Before he fell in love with words, John studied math.

Cat Miller
Cat Miller

Software Engineer. Previously at Humedica, Cat saved lives by building tools for doctors. To decompress, she moved to Hollywood and became the only actor in L.A. with three STEM degrees from MIT. The fact that she can model human trust networks was very helpful in LA.

Chris Ngan
Chris Ngan

Engineering Intern. Studying system design engineering at the University of Waterloo. Previous work with health sensing technology piqued his interest in big data. When he isn't at work, you can often find him cooking or making sweet sounds on his guitar.

Mark Roddy
Mark Roddy

Senior Software Engineer. Previously at Etsy.com and research engineer at UPenn. Has worked on high availability payment systems and human behaviour simulations used to predict terrorist attacks. Hiker of backwoods trails. Collector of vintage computer mice.

Kat Maningo
Kat Maningo

Executive Assistant. Previously worked on wearable, wireless lighting systems with iLuminate but formally trained as an anthropologist and humanitarian assistance worker. Lived and worked in Paris, Colombia, and the Philippines. Has an incredibly sprawling interest set unified only by a sense of discovery and an unbending love for people and their stories.

Advisors
Hilary Mason
Hilary Mason

EIR at Accel, Scientist Emeritus at bitly, co-founder of HackNY, advises Mayor Bloomberg on Technology and Innovation, named in Forbes' 40 Under 40. Enthusiastic and central member of the larger conspiracy to evolve the emerging discipline of data science. Hilary makes beautiful things with data. Hilary's site.

Max Shron
Max Shron

Data Strategy Consultant to the World Bank, the Guardian, Warby Parker, and more. His analyses of transit, home foreclosure, and cockroaches have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and beyond. Previously he led OkCupid's data science efforts.
Max's site.

Drew Conway
Drew Conway

An expert in the application of computational methods to social and behavioral problems at large-scale, a Ph.D. in political science, author of Machine Learning for Hackers, co-founder of DataKind, co-chair of DataGotham. Previously counter-terrorism expert for US Intelligence. Drew's site.

Eric Colson
Eric Colson

Chief Algorithms & Analytics Officer at a Stitch Fix, where he specializes in recommendation algorithms. Previously, he was VP of Data Science & Engineering at Netflix. Eric has over 18 years of experience in leading data-oriented teams that span algorithms, machine learning, and big data.

Investors

Genacast Ventures / Atlas Venture / Great Oaks Ventures / Chris Lynch, ex-CEO Vertica / Matt Turck, Managing Director Bloomberg Ventures / TechStars, and more.

Join Us

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