How we work

Everyone is responsible for one thing, and empowered to contribute to anything.  



Dan Marmar

Founder of ARK Mobile Finance (acquired by Cignifi Inc.), UC Berkeley (BA), University of Oxford (MBA, Saïd Scholar).




Lisa Strausfeld 

Partner at Pentagram, Designed Sugar Interface for 1 Laptop Per Child. Masters in Architecture Harvard, Media Arts at MIT

Data Science Advisor


Peter Grindrod

Professor of Applied Maths at Oxford University, Non Executive Director of The Alan Turing Institute Co-founder of NumberCraft (LWSN)


Adam Lobel

Research Fellow at the Institute for Future Engineering. UC Berkeley (BA), Tokyo City University (MSc , Yoneyama Scholar)




Ming Zhou

Electrical Engineering at Columbia University (MS). Information Science and Technology, Nanjing University  (BS).

Neuroscience Advisor


Amit Etkin

Director of the Etkin Lab Founder of Startup in Stealth Mode Associate Professor Stanford University



Sverre Wendelbo

Global Director Sales Engineering at Nexmo|Vonage. Previously, Director System Engineering at Vidyo. University of Paris XII


DATA science

Rachel Rui

Industrial Engineering
at Columbia University (MS).
Beihang University (BS).

financial Advisor


Doug Stebbins, CFA

Managing Director at Bentley Associates. Director, Private Equity at Mizuho Securities. University of Michigan (BA).

technology advisor

Alex Eleftheriadis

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
at Vidyo. 140+ patents worldwide. Previously, Electrical Engineering Faculty, Columbia University

front end

Zhi Zheng

Electrical Engineering at Columbia University (MS).  Tele-communications Engineering at Xidian University (BE)

AI & ML Advisor

Frank Taylor

Head of AI at Swarm Fund
Founder of Tensor AI, UC Berkeley, Physics