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Meet Our Team


AI's promise is most exciting when applied to the most difficult problems we face. Stubborn problems can finally be solved instead of only marginally improved.

Gustavo Sapoznik

Founder & CEO

Vijay Raghunathan

VP of Engineering

Rachel Knaster

VP of Product

Paul Valente

VP of Information Security

Creating AI-Native, real world products requires fundamental advances in AI techniques. But equally, it requires a deep understanding of the dynamic nature of interactions between the AI, the product and its users; and building algorithms that can leverage those dynamics.

S.R.K Branavan, PhD

VP of Research

Tao Ma, PhD

VP Speech Systems

Tao Lei, PhD


Jo-Anne Sinclair

General Counsel

Hui Dai, PhD

VP of Machine Learning

Max Black

VP of Customer Success

Joshua Lachter

VP of Business Development

Aaron Isaksen, PhD

Director of Machine Learning Engineering

Vicky Sehrawat

Director of Engineering

Punya Biswal

Director of Engineering

Karthik Kongovi

VP of Operations


John Doerr

Investor and Board Member

Chair, KPCB

John Chambers

Investor and Board Member

Chairman Emeritus and Fmr CEO, Cisco

Dave Strohm

Investor and Board Member

Partner, Greylock

Joe Tucci


Fmr Chairman and CEO, EMC

Gen (Ret.) David Petraeus


Fmr Director, CIA


Karl-Theodor Zu Guttenberg


Fmr Minister of Defense, Germany

Judy Spitz, PhD


Fmr CIO, Verizon

Nomi Bergman


Fmr President, Brighthouse Networks