We’re entrepreneurs, volleyball coaches, cat lovers, and polyglots who are passionate about helping engineering teams work better.
Carolyn analyzed simulations at Lockheed (missiles) and Zoomer (pizzas) before running Grubhub's Systems Engineering team. While not starting companies, she coaches volleyball or plays with nextmv's CDO, Wally, at the park.
Ryan was an optimization wizard long before he led the Decision Engineering departments at Zoomer and Grubhub. He loves early baroque music and cats, especially his calico, Catalina.
Andrew is a startup veteran, previously building Vetd, and was also an early hire at RJMetrics and Sidecare as a sales leader. He loves running, reading, golfing, practicing his Chinese and working with new founders in the Philly area.
Decision Engineer II
Stephen was an accordion repair technician and professional musician before teaching himself to code. He likes to study natural languages, explore the wilderness and eat spicy food.
Decision Analyst Intern
Abimbola is an MBA student at Florida A&M School of Business. Previously, she worked as a finance analyst and investment banker. Her favorite activities include traveling and sports.
Courtney previously worked on teams developing systems for enterprise applications, surveillance, and peer-peer payment. In his downtime, he enjoys rock climbing, and cycling.
Head of Decision Science
Lars studied computer science and specialized in operations research. He is a former MSFT employee and likes to invent things to solve problems, i.e. card games to cure boredom and a modeling language to make math models testable. He plays tennis and sings in a choir (bass).
Head of Decision Engineering
Lee embodies the spirit of "a jack of all trades" with an education in 3D graphics and special effects followed by 14 years of programming in several industries and startups. His hobby is trying hobbies and he loves flying, riding motorcycles, cooking and board and video games.
Head of Decision Analysis
Nicole is a statistician who worked in the IRS problem space before moving on to Grubhub where she designed and analyzed experiments. She loves traveling, hiking, animals, and eating her vegetables.
Senior Decision Scientist
Marius fell in love with complex decision problems early on during his studies. He worked on numerous optimization algorithms and simulation models, mostly in the automation and robotics industry. Apart from that, you can find him 3D-printing for DIY projects or downhill longboarding.
Senior Decision Engineer
Senior Decision Analyst
Ashley is a systems engineer who designed simulations of ballistic missile defense at Lockheed Martin before switching to designing delivery logistics at Grubhub. She loves cooking, board games, and her life motto is “Always be crafty”.
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TechCrunch, May 2020
Technical.ly Philly, May 2020
Dynamo Ventures, May 2020
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2048 Ventures, March 2020
HackerNews, March 2020