Ekechi Nwokah - CEO
Ekechi Nwokah has 20 years of experience building distributed systems and data center infrastructure. He was a visiting professor at Purdue University before leaving academia to join SGI and NASA, where he built large parallel Altix and Origin machines, and was tech lead on COLUMBIA, the fastest supercomputer in the world in 2004. He is also an expert in cloud infrastructure and security, having spent several years at Amazon AWS building cloud services. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Purdue University.
Kunle Olukotun - Chief Scientist
Kunle Olukotun has been a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University for the last 20 years and is an expert in parallel hardware and software systems. He founded Afara Websystems to develop high-throughput server systems with chip multiprocessor (CMP) technology and sold the company to Sun Microsystems which was subsequently acquired by Oracle; the Afara microprocessor technology is at the center of Oracle's current SPARC processor line. He is a Fellow of both the ACM and the IEEE, and has authored many papers and books on CMP design and parallel software. He is also a member of the board of advisors of UDC, a Nigerian venture capital firm. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from The University of Michigan.
Arvind Sujeeth - CTO
Arvind has 10 years of experience developing scalable machine learning systems. He is an expert in the area of high performance embedded domain-specific languages and was a key developer on the research project that underpins Mteka. He has published several papers at top-tier conferences in machine learning, programming languages, and parallel systems. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Abi Adeoti - CFO
Abi has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting executive leadership positions at companies like Intel, Jawbone, Deem, Intuit, Microsoft and HP. He also has extensive FP&A experience, leading end-to-end P&L activities across worldwide and regional business units and has managed in both small start-up and large multinational companies with direct financial responsibility of more than $3b P&L and 11,000 people. He received his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.