Nick is obsessed with engineering best practices. He's spent his entire career building and optimizing engineering teams, both large and small. Previous to Analytics Fire, Nick was the Co-founder and VP of Engineering of Ginzametrics, an enterprise-grade marketing analytics platform. Before that he built 4g-based mobile mesh network systems for the defense industry. Nick has worked in the technology industry in The Netherlands, Poland, India, Israel, and the USA.
Dan's career has been focused on applying Machine Learning and data science to solve real world problems. As a Program Manager at DARPA, Dan created and led a $100+ million dollar Machine Reading initiative, which lead to the creation of "Watson" — IBM's Jeopardy-playing supercomputer. At IBM Research, Dan developed and patented technology that is now part of the IBM Rational Software tool suite. Dan holds a Pd.D. in Computer Science and taught graduate courses on Machine Learning while a visiting professor at Columbia University.