Meet our exceptionally talented team.
Expert in graph theory, quantitative research and efficient similarity search techniques. Previously worked for Credit Suisse, Bank of America and Commerzbank.
Dr Leslie Kanthan
CEO and Co-Founder
Expert in automatic code optimisation using AI techniques. Previously worked for BNP Paribas where he introduced new scalable innovative technologies.
Dr Michail Basios
CTO & Co-founder
Expert in evolutionary algorithms. Reputable paper author, multi-award winner and former Assistant Professor. Previously worked with BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley.
Dr Fan Wu
CSO & Co-founder
Expert in evolutionary optimisation and Meta Learning. Former Associate Professor. Previously worked for AMD, Sumitomo-Mitsui Bank and Commerzbank.
Dr Lingbo Li
COO & Co-founder
Enthusiastic about learning and trying out new things. I take joy in helping others develop their skills and better themselves. Passionate about start-ups and AI. Adventurous. Avid cyclist. If it's heavy, I will deadlift it!
Passionate about AI, entrepreneurship, social impact and female empowerment. Museum devotee. Meditation. Mindfulness. Cooking. Swimming. Colour Pencil Drawing. Curious about the world.
Enthusiast in Web Technologies and Machine Learning. Exploring new technologies and developing software solutions. I have a passion for sleek user-friendly design and I love writing nicely architecture, clean and maintainable code.
My vision is writing painlessly maintainable and effortlessly readable code. Automate everything. Avid Gamer. Football fan. Always trying to learn something new.
Experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the banking and data science industry. I am a confident communicator, and I am comfortable working either independently or as part of a team.
Passionate about data science and engineering, interested in optimisation research. Ballet enthusiasts, big fan of classical music, traveling, baking, swimming, always looking to try out new things!
Research & Engineering
Enthusiastic about open source and Linux, I love to adapt my working environment and automate what I can. I love reading and playing board games.
Technology and Software Engineering enthusiast with working experience in banking and software development industry. I love music, intense workouts and trying different cuisines.
Computer Science PhD graduate with a Masters in Theoretical Computer Science and a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Love reading and hiking.
Dr Chrystalla Pavlou
Phd researcher in Computer Science. Enthusiastic about Source Code optimisation and ML. I like traveling, aviation and gaming. In my free time I help organise hackathons!
Research & Engineering
PhD researcher in CS, enjoying mathematical finance and data science, interested in market microstructure, Kop, lover of literature.
Passionate about bridging the link between research in AI and real-world problems. I love to travel around the world and collect different experiences.
Dr Manal Adham
Enthusiastic about learning new things. Passionate about Finance, Data Science, and Machine Learning. I like cooking, reading, long walks in a park, and solving problems. Love challenges.
Enthusiastic about applied ML and security. I was brought up on the ice rink and continue to spend my free time training. When I'm not skating, studying or working you can find me running events for the university's trans community.
Research & Engineering
Passionate about data science and engineering, interested in problem solving. Fan of swimming, travelling, reading, baking, cooking. Always looking to try out new experiments and learning Krav Maga!
Experienced in Machine Learning, WebTech and DevOps. Passionate about developing and orchestrating new technologies. I constantly seek out innovative solutions to everyday problems. In my spare time, I like playing football, basketball and travelling.
Computer science student, passionate about algorithms, problem solving and machine learning. I like gaming, watching esports, reading and music. I always love trying new things and meeting people from different cultures.
Data scientist and physicist. Enjoy playing piano, guitar, and being in the water. I like to meet new people, explore and learn.
Experienced data scientist with a passion for software engineering and cloud technologies. He creates content on productivity and AI, so follow him on LinkedIn to get his regular tips.
Web Engineer who sees M.L. as the hottest thing around. Loves working with the team on Angular and TypeScript, enjoys coding with SOLID and DRY principles. Passionate with music and cinema.
Passionate about Design and Art.A creative, out-of-the-box thinker. In my spare time, I like playing video games and skateboarding. I love music, drawing, swimming, travelling and of course…food!
Advisors & Collaborators
Lecturer at University of Surrey with multiple publications in the area of Machine Learning, Program Analysis, Security and Search Based Software Engineering. His interests involve the combination of AI methods (such as NLP) with software engineering techniques to improve the quality of programs.
Dr Santanu Dash
Researcher and Teacher at the University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics. Her main research interests are in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction, Educational Technology, Digital Learning, Multimodal Interaction, Assistive Technologies, Technology for Autism.
Dr Aurora Constantin
Professor of Software Engineering at University College London. She has published over 80 peer-reviewed scholarly articles in well-renowned Software Engineering venues and has also received several international awards, lately the IEEE Technical Council Software Engineering Rising Star Award.
Prof Federica Sarro
Principal Research Fellow and Proleptic Associate Professor at the Centre for Research on Evolution, Search and Testing (CREST), University College London. She holds an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship on Automated Software Specialisation Using Genetic Improvement.
A. Prof Justyna Petke
Professor of Computer Science at King's College London. Carmine’s specialties: Algorithmic Game Theory, AI for finance and trading, Sponsored search auctions, Cryptography, Security, Theoretical Computer Science, Wireless networks, Algorithms, Microeconomics.
Prof. Carmine Ventre
Chairman & CEO of Blue Prism. Jason has been commercializing AI for over 25 years. He has a PhD from UCL Computer Science. He co-founded UCL's Intelligent Systems Lab in 1992. He is an EY entrepreneur of the year, author and editor of AI books, papers and patents.
Cofounder of IQ Capital with over 20 years’ deep-tech venture capital experience. Ed specialises in leveraging the subtle interactions between developing disruptive technology, discovering product-market fit, and optimising business strategy. He is a rregular contributor to Forbes.
Advisor - Investor (IQ Capital)
Rick leads and manages SpeedInvest's investment thesis in all deep tech sectors, including AI, Quantum technologies, Material Science, Cyber Security and Biotech.
Advisor - Investor (SpeedInvest)