Core team

Our team is a rare combination of the expertise in AI, NLP and Big Data analytics.

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Danica Damljanovic, PhD
CEO & Co-founder

Danica has over 13 years experience in AI and NLP, and has worked with the SRI team that developed Siri, and in Recordsure analysing human-to-human conversations. As an internationally recognised scientist Danica has published more than 40 publications, and a book on text analytics, cited over 1200 times. She received her PhD in AI and NLP from the University of Sheffield.

Lorenz

Lorenz Fischer, PhD
CTO & Co-founder

Lorenz is a scientist and data engineer with 11 years of professional experience in software engineering and he worked for companies such as Yahoo and Swisscom where he’s already built real-time data insights products. He is a proficient Scala and Java developer with a focus on Big Data backend engineering. He received his PhD in Big Data Analytics from the University of Zurich.

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Richard Jackson, PhD pending
Research Engineer

Richard has over a decade of experience in data science, working within the corporate sector, the NHS and academia. He conceived the CogStack project within the London NHS arena, leading a transformative perspective on how analytics within complex corporate environments might work.

 

Associates & Advisors

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Simon Shaw
Industry Adviser

Internationally experienced, strategic customer contact professional with a strong track record of leading customer experience and operational transformation initiatives across a range of industry sectors. Recent experience includes delivering a strategic Omni-channel technical and people driven solution across all customer touch points. Has worked for a range of organisations including; Expedia, Eurostar, Carnival Cruises, Gatwick & Stansted Airports, onefinestay, Guinness and BBC.

Semir Jahic
Business Strategist

Semir is currently finalising his MSc degree in Technology Management, and has extensive experience in consulting
in customer care operations,  CRM and Salesforce experience. He worked for Accenture as a consultant, and is also experienced in web development, design, programming, Salesforce, Google Apps and business process optimisation as well as design of processes and design thinking.