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Devon Hockley

Devon Hockley

Backend Software Developer

Devon Hockley

Backend Software Developer

Devon is a software developer who will graduate from University of Calgary with a BSc in Computer Science. He has experience in mobile software development and experimental toolchains such as Kotlin Multiplatform, and a strong interest in backend development. He also a has a strong interest in the design of programming languages and other development tools, and enjoys ice skating in the winter.

Adam Dille

Adam Dille

SVP, Product & Engineering @ Quantum Metric

Adam Dille

SVP, Product & Engineering @ Quantum Metric

Neal Gilmore

Neal Gilmore

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics @ QuadReal

Neal Gilmore

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics @ QuadReal

Eleanor Dorfman

Eleanor Dorfman

Sales Leader @ Retool

Eleanor Dorfman

Sales Leader @ Retool

Zane Lackey

Zane Lackey

GP @ a16z

Zane Lackey

GP @ a16z

Philip Poulidis

Philip Poulidis

CEO @ ODAIA.ai

Philip Poulidis

CEO @ ODAIA.ai

Sai Kalyan Siddanatham

Sai Kalyan Siddanatham

Machine Learning Engineer

Sai Kalyan Siddanatham

Machine Learning Engineer

Roger Magoulas

Roger Magoulas

Roger Magoulas

Roger has been building data analytic teams and platforms since the mid ’90s, including stints at Sybase, San Francisco Opera, QAD, Columbia Pictures, and others. At O'Reilly, Roger built the data infrastructure, integrating internal and external data sources, and data team to help identify technology adoption trends and behavior analysis. Roger also served as co-chair for the O'Reilly Strata conference. During the pandemic, Roger served on a COVID Insights task force for the State of California and worked on a text-mining project to make historic science data more available on behalf of a non-profit — the work was featured in the journal “Nature.”

Jeremie Zumer

Jeremie Zumer

Machine Learning Engineer

Jeremie Zumer

Machine Learning Engineer

Jeremie is a Machine Learning Engineer at Shakudo, with experience developing deep learning techniques to solve bioinformatics problems. Previous work includes dialogue systems for automated agents at Microsoft and peptide identification by deep learning at IRIC.

Yujian Tang

Yujian Tang

Developer Advocate at Zilliz (creators of Milvus, world's most popular open-source vector database)

Yujian Tang

Developer Advocate at Zilliz (creators of Milvus, world's most popular open-source vector database)

Yujian is a Developer Advocate at Zilliz, the team behind Milvus, the world's most popular open-source vector database. During college, he interned at nCino and researched machine learning, publishing two papers. After joining Amazon, he contributed to generating $2.5MM with automated machine learning lifecycle systems, and since wears many more hats such as senior software engineer, full stack developer, technical evangelist, and blogger.

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Co-Founder | CEO

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Co-Founder | CEO

Yevgeniy is an experienced leader and entrepreneur in the artificial intelligence industry. Prior to establishing Shakudo, Yevgeniy built applied AI and machine learning product groups at Bank of Montreal, Borealis AI (RBC), Georgian Partners and worked closely with startups to introduce applied research into their products.

Christine Yuen

Christine Yuen

Co-Founder | Head of Product and Engineering

Christine Yuen

Co-Founder | Head of Product and Engineering

Christine is an experienced applied machine learning developer with a focus on NLP and semi-supervised learning. She has developed and delivered AI solutions into production at Deloitte and BMO, including automatic contract annotation, customer feedback analysis, and customer referral models. Christine has an MSc of Applied Computing from the University of Toronto, with a focus on statistics and machine learning.

Stella Wu

Stella Wu

Co-Founder | VP of Technology and Customer

Stella Wu

Co-Founder | VP of Technology and Customer

Stella is a machine learning researcher experienced in developing AI models for real-life applications. Stella has built machine learning models in natural language processing, time-series prediction, self-supervised learning, recommendation system, and image processing at BMO, Borealis AI, and several startups. Stella has a Ph.D. in geophysical modeling from the University of Münster in Germany.

Mark Mezzapelli

Mark Mezzapelli

VP of Business Development & Partnerships

Mark Mezzapelli

VP of Business Development & Partnerships

Benjamin Palko

Benjamin Palko

Full Stack Software Developer

Benjamin Palko

Full Stack Software Developer

Ben is a full-stack developer who graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelors of Engineering in Software. Ben has experience working in backend development centering on data analytics and has moved to a full-stack role with a larger focus on front-end development.

Yiran Wang

Yiran Wang

Backend Software Developer

Yiran Wang

Backend Software Developer

Yiran is a backend software developer who graduated from the University of Toronto. In his previous internship in AISPEECH, he improved and enhanced the performance of Baidu's and Xiaomi's AI voice assistants. In addition, Yiran has experience in several computer imagination and AI agents projects.

Arshia Malekahmadi

Arshia Malekahmadi

Full Stack Software Developer

Arshia Malekahmadi

Full Stack Software Developer

Arshia is a full-stack software developer with experience in web development and design. Arshia has built several web applications focusing on user-centred design. Arshia graduated from Ryerson University with a bachelor in Computer Science

Ian Watt

Ian Watt

Senior Backend Developer

Ian Watt

Senior Backend Developer

Ian Watt earned his Masters of Engineering from McGill University for work in deep reinforcement learning for medical image registration and his Bachelors in Mechatronics Engineering from Western University. Prior to joining Shakudo, Ian worked on projects in bioinformatics, robotics, and 3d printing.

Albert Yu

Albert Yu

Brand Design Manager

Albert Yu

Brand Design Manager

Albert is a multi-disciplinary designer focused on creating meaningful and pleasant experiences. In the past, Albert has had a wide array of experience in design, from establishing the visual identity for a freelancing startup to product visualizations for an international home design company. Albert graduated from Carleton University with a bachelor's in industrial design with a business minor.

Yulia Kim

Yulia Kim

Business Operations Manager

Yulia Kim

Business Operations Manager

Yulia is a business operations manager with experience in full-cycle B2D sales and marketing. Yulia graduated from the UBC Sauder School of Business with a bachelor's in commerce and a minor in sustainability and social impact.

Sabrina Aquino

Sabrina Aquino

Developer Advocate

Sabrina Aquino

Developer Advocate

Sabrina is a creative Software Developer who has managed to create a huge community by sharing her personal experiences with technologies and products. A great problem solver, an above average Age of Empires II player and a mediocre Linux user. Sabrina is currently an undergraduate in Computer Engineering at UFRN (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte).

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