Team

Brains in the lab.
Eyes on the real world.

Founders

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

CEO Alex Dalyac

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

CTO Razvan Ranca

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.

CCO Adrien Cohen

Science & Engineering

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

Research Scientist Dr. Ken Chatfield

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.

Research Scientist Thomas Varsavsky

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.

VP Engineering Andrew Jefferson

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

FS Software Engineer Eric Lai

Artificial Intelligence MSc (Distinction) from the University of Edinburgh. Research project on Real-time image-based localisation in large-scale outdoor environments.

Deep Learning Engineer Laurent DeCamp

BSc in Computer Science from the University of Victoria. Full-stack web developer with 8+ years of experience.

Full Stack Software Engineer Curtis Maddolozzo

Machine Learning MSc (Distinction) from Imperial College London. Previous experience as a Data Scientist applying Machine Learning (NLP and Computer Vision) for Social Media analytics.

Deep Learning Engineer Guilherme Cristovao Pombo

BSc Computer Science from RuG, The Netherlands. Experienced full stack developer previously working at multiple Dutch digital agencies.

Senior Software Engineer Joel de Nes

Physics MSc. Research on quantum optics, veteran deep learning hacker, applied deep learning to both solar power prediction and energy efficiency.

Research Scientist Marcel Horstmann

Operations

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.

Operations Manager Michelle Loa Kum Cheung

Early Uber employee in Europe who started his career in banking working for Santander. Led the mobile business unit and multiple business initiatives at Uber UK.

Head of Ops Carles Reina

17 years vehicle damage assessment experience. 4 years bodyshop management experience. Experience with many leading brands such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Porsche, Ferrari. Piloted innovative vehicle damage assessment platforms including AudaMobile & AudaLite.

Motor Engineer Reuben Abbott

Advisors

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.

Scientific Advisor Prof Zoubin Ghahramani

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.

Enterprise Technology Advisor Chris Mairs

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.

Insurance Advisor Greg Gladwell

Backers

Zetta Venture Partners

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 Capital

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.

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