Our Story

Founded

August 2018

Seed Round

December 2018

Released Beta

October 2019

Grew to 20,000+ Developers

December 2020

Secured Additional Funding

February 2022

Signed Enterprise Customers

March 2021

Expansion

October 2021

Secured Additional Funding

January 2021

Growing Ecosystem

March 2022

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Marty Beard

Marty Beard

Co-Founder & CEO

Steve Griset

Steve Griset

Co-Founder & CTO

Marty Berger

Marty Berger

Sales Leader

Bob Griffin

Bob Griffin

Sales Director

Eric

Eric VanBuhler

Director of Software Engineering

Justin Rich

Justin Rich

Director of Cloud Engineering and IT

Todd Gleed

Todd Gleed

Director of Product Management

Lucas Dias

Lucas Dias

Sales Development Representative

Jacob

Jacob Niskey

Business Development Associate

Sadegh Nouri Gooski

Sadegh Nouri Gooski

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Matthew London

Matthew London

Machine Learning Engineer

Lila Mullany

Lila Mullany

Senior Software Engineer

Tony Jesudoss

Tony Jesudoss

Computer Vision Engineer

Elizabeth Alves

Elizabeth Alves

Multimedia Marketing Manager

Carlos Lazo

Carlos Lazo

Cloud Engineer

Mitch Rosenlof

Mitch Rosenlof

Software Engineer

Shesh Mali

Shesh Mali

Senior Computer Vision Engineer

Olaf Zielinski

Olaf Zielinski

Software Engineer

Jeff Hollowell

Jeff Hollowell

Director of Customer Success

Hetansh Patel

Hetansh Patel

Computer Vision Engineer

Linh Davidson

Linh Davidson

Controller

Catherine Cacciotti

Catherine Cacciotti

Director of Marketing

Daniel Wolner

Daniel Wolner

UI/UX Engineer

Michael Dalman

Michael Dalman

Senior Sales Engineer

Kathleen Siddell

Kathleen Siddell

Senior Content Marketing Manager

Alex Berger

Alex Berger

DevOps Engineer

Steven Stilwell

Steven Stilwell

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

Chloe Beard

Chloe Beard

Digital Marketing Manager

Board of Directors

John Malloy

John Malloy

General Partner & Co-Founder, BlueRun Ventures

John Malloy is a General Partner and co-founder of BlueRun Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm focused on mobile technology & service innovation. He has been part of the explosive growth phases of major services & brands such as Friends & Family, NOKIA, PAYPAL and WAZE. As a VC, John was the first venture investor in PayPal (IPO 2002 & eBay), Waze (GOOG), Topsy (AAPL), Slide (GOOG), Bitfone (HP), Chomp (AAPL) and others.  Some of his current investments include HumanAPI, Kitman Labs and HelloHeart. Prior to starting BlueRun Ventures, John held executive and operating roles at NOKIA, MCI and co-founded Go Communications. He holds a J.D. from George Mason University and a B.A. from Boston College.

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Steven Longely

Steven Longley

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Longley Capital

As the principal investor and co-founder of Longley Capital, Steven has been both an investor and operator. He brings a strong track record of developing successful solutions, driving top-line revenue production, and growing shareholder value. At Longley Capital, Steven works to assess investment opportunities and steward its portfolio. Steven began his sales career with CCBN where he was a top-performing sales executive. At Thomson Reuters, Steven held several roles, ultimately becoming the vice president of Business Development and Strategy and a member of the Reuters Insider platform. Steven then worked at Financial Recovery Technologies as an executive, responsible for corporate development, sales, and strategy. Steven received a BA in Economics from Trinity College and his MBA from the University of California San Diego Rady School of Management.

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Marty Beard

Marty Beard

Co-Founder & CEO, alwaysAI

Marty Beard is a proven leader in the technology industry, with extensive experience across enterprise software, mobility and artificial intelligence. As a C-level executive at public and private companies, Marty collaborated with amazing teams to penetrate new market segments and drive significant top-line growth. He has also helped lead several high-profile turnarounds - including Sybase (sold to SAP) and BlackBerry (BB on NYSE). In 2018, Marty co-founded and launched alwaysAI, a software platform bringing the transformative power of deep-learning computer vision to the enterprise masses. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. 

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Board Advisors

John Abbamondi

John Abbamondi

Former CEO, BSE Global

John Abbamondi is a widely respected sports and entertainment industry veteran with deep experience across multiple sports leagues, teams and entertainment properties. He is the former CEO of BSE Global, the parent company of the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association and Barclays Center, one of the top-ranked multi-purpose arenas globally. Under his leadership, the Brooklyn Nets set franchise records for attendance and revenue and were the fastest-growing business in the NBA. 

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Jay Snyder

Jay Snyder

Principal and President, Big Blue Innovations

Jay Snyder is a strategic advisory for the construction industry and managing principal of BBI (Big Blue Innovations), a contractor tech consulting, tech startup advisory, and tech M&A advisory firm. Jay has been in the construction industry throughout his 24-year career. He has led $1 billion in project management operations, oversaw a healthcare system's real estate portfolio and construction program containing 115 building assets, founded and exited a preconstruction technology software company, founded and led FMI's tech and innovation practice, and founded BBI - the industry's only full scale construction technology focused consulting and M&A advisory firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from SUNY ESF at Syracuse University, a Master of Business Administration from Emory University, and M&A credentials from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Jay is also a decorated Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force reserve, having started his career on active duty, and completed seven deployments leading combat and humanitarian operations around the globe during his 21 years of military service.

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Pete Buhl

Pete Buhl

Founder & CEO, CalUp

Pete Buhl is an entrepreneur, operating executive, and early-stage startup investor. His operating and investing experience spans consumer, enterprise software & financial verticals in a variety of global markets. Pete is currently the Founder/CEO of CalUp which he started in 2020. Prior to CalUp, Pete was co-founding CEO of Beeline Connect, a company he built, sold, and re-acquired. Prior to Beeline, Pete spent 12 years as co-founding General Partner and early-stage investor at BlueRun Ventures and served on the Board of Directors of Paypal (PYPL), LocationLabs (Avast), Like.com (GOOG), NexPlanar (CCMP), Netil (AKAM), Zmanda (CARB), Pogo (EA), Bitfone (HP) and FreedomPay. Pete started his career at Price Waterhouse and is a graduate of the Business School at UC Berkeley.

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Stefan Sillén

Stefan Sillén

Leading Industrial and Energy Expert

Stefan Sillén brings over 20 years of experience across the global industrial sector, most recently as President and CEO of Sea Dragon Energy, Inc. Sillén will actively work with alwaysAI to bring the power of computer vision to the industrial sector, allowing enterprises to transform operations, improve efficiency, and drive more revenue.

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Dr. Gabriel A. Silva

Dr. Gabriel A. Silva

Professor of Neurosciences and Bioengineering

Dr. Gabriel A. Silva is a Professor of Neurosciences and Bioengineering at UCSD. As a world-leading expert in neuroscience and machine learning, Dr. Silva will collaborate with alwaysAI to further advance their computer vision technology and solutions. Dr. Silva’s work aims to understand how the brain works as an engineered system and how to apply this understanding to next-generation machine learning and machine inference.

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Larry Socher

Larry Socher

SVP Strategy & Alliances, Eseye

Larry Soccer is a global executive with extensive experience designing, building, integrating, and operating cloud native applications, cloud, next generation network and service platforms, and connected devices for communications service providers, large enterprises, and government agencies. He has a proven track record driving the vision, strategy, roadmap, and implementation for complex integrated solutions leveraging strategic technology partners and products to transform business and drive growth.

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Ryan Durishin

Ryan Durishin

VP of Development, Oakscale Franchise Development

Ryan Durishin brings over 12 years of experience in the retail sector, currently serving as the Vice President of Development at Oakscale Franchise Development. Durishin is a resourceful marketing and sales leader that exceeds objectives through new business development, customer service, and cost savings business strategies. He is an expert in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development as innovator of new leads generation, market analysis, and account acquisition.

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