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First-class dialogue team

We have spent years teaching machines how to speak

Nikola Mrkšić

Cofounder & CEO

Worked @ Apple Siri
First Tech. Hire @ VocalIQ
PhD from Cambridge

Tsung-Hsien Wen

Cofounder & CTO

Worked @ Google, IPSoft
EMNLP'15 Best Paper
PhD from Cambridge

Pei-Hao Su

Cofounder & Lead Scientist

Worked @ Facebook AI
ACL'16 Best Paper
PhD from Cambridge

Yan Zhang

Chief Operating Officer

Serial Entrepreneur
Sloan Fellow @ London Business School
A.B. from Princeton University

Lee Cottle

Chief Customer Officer

VP EMEA @ Interactions
COO @ VoiceVault / COO @ Vicorp
Director GM @ Nuance / SpeechWorks

Matthew Henderson

Lead Scientist

Researcher @ Google
Chief Scientist @ Carousell
PhD from Cambridge

Paul Annetts

Engineering Lead

Team Lead @ hutoma.ai
Worked @ Microsoft
PhD, MEng from Bristol, UK

Brad Stein

Solution Architect

Sales Engineer @ Genesys
Solutions Consultant @ Interactions
BSC Southampton Solent

Kylie Whitehead

Content Manager

Growth @ Snap
Growth & Content @ Simpleweb
BSc Psychology

Ivan Vulić

Senior Scientist

Senior PostDoc @ Cambridge
60+ top NLP publications
PhD from KU Leuven

Iñigo Casanueva

Machine Learning Scientist

PostDoc @ Cambridge
10+ dialogue publications
PhD from Sheffield

Georgios Spithourakis

Machine Learning Scientist

Worked @Amazon @MS Research
PhD and ML MSc from UCL

Daniela Gerz

Machine Learning Engineer

Research Intern @ Sony
PhD candidate @ Cambridge
MSc from Stuttgart

Paweł Budzianowski

Machine Learning Engineer

PhD candidate @ Cambridge
EMNLP'18 Best Paper
ICASSP'18 Best Paper

Sam Coope

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Researcher @ Digital Genius
Research Intern @ Alivecor
MEng from Imperial

Alex Pavy

Senior Software Engineer

SWE @ Aiden.ai
ML MSc from UPMC
MSc from ENSTA ParisTech

Jozef Mokry

Senior Software Engineer

ML MSc @ Uni of Edinburgh
Intern @ Google, FB, Microsoft

Kacper Zylka

Software Engineer

SWE @ Winton Capital
Intern @ Morgan Stanley
MEng from Imperial

Rastislav Rabatin

Software Engineer

Worked @ Amazon
Worked @ Google
ML MSc from FMFI UK, Bratislava

Razvan Kusztos

Software Engineer

Worked @ Skyscanner
Worked @ Brocade
MEng from Cambridge

László Tarsoly


Worked @ Crownpeak
IT @ University of Debrecen
BA Religions @ SOAS

Aelin Raines

Operations Manager

Games Tester @ Microsoft
MBA from Swinburne
BAcc from TAFE

Emmanuel Sevrin

Senior Product Manager

Worked @ BCG, United Nations
Master @ Harvard University
M. Eng. @ Ecole Polytechnique, Paris

Deyan Ulevinov

Software Engineer

SWE @ G-Research
Intern @ Morgan Stanley, IHS MarkIt
MEng from Imperial College

Ben Levin

Machine Learning Engineer

MSc from Edinburgh
SWE @ Akamai
BSc from UC San Diego

Aditya Agarwal

Software Engineer

ML MSc @ University of Oxford
SWE @ Microsoft
Intern @ Microsoft
ICACCI 2016 Best Paper

Our advisors

Sri Chandrasekar

Board Member

Partner @ Point72 Ventures
Investor & Board Member @ DeepScale
Investor & Board Member @ Tempo Automation

Hermann Hauser

Board Member

Director @ Amadeus Capital Partners
2015 Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE)

Steve Young

Academic and Entrepreneur

Founder of VocalIQ, Entropic and Phonetic Arts
Creator of HTK speech recognition toolkit
Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University

Chris Mairs

Entrepreneur and Investor

Cofounder of Metaswitch Networks
Venture Partner @ Entrepreneur First
Fellow @ Churchill College, Cambridge

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