Meaningful work. Meaningful relationships.


David Pogemiller

President & CEO

Started as an economist prior to building products and running businesses. Incredibly proud to have been at as a Dismal Scientist and learned a lot across his time in finance at Moody’s, Bridgewater, and in cybersecurity at RedOwl (now a part of Forcepoint). Passionate about building great teams based on honesty, trust, and fierce drive for excellence. Former soccer player now overly focused on ensuring his kids are all better than he was (low bar).


Joanna Makris

Head of Equity Research

Joanna has been analyzing and investing in emerging technologies for over two decades, having led the Technology, Media, and Telecom research at several global investment banks, including Mizuho Securities and Canaccord Genuity. Navigating stock market volatility since it all began in 2000. Banjo player, artist, and frittata-maker.


Michael Carlin

VP of Analytics

Led UEBA (User and Entity Behavioral Analytics) data science and data engineering efforts for the cybersecurity company Forcepoint and previously a researcher in human language technology with the Department of Defense. Holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Temple University in Electrical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Passionate about his family and Baltimore, and makes the best backyard pizzas in Maryland.


Ken Sarzynski

VP of Engineering

With over 20 years of experience in the tech industry, Ken has developed cybersecurity platforms, big data/analytics infrastructure, e-commerce sites, media sharing platforms, medical inventory apps, non-profit websites, smart energy solutions, and more. In an annual review, a co-worker once wrote of Ken “I love it when he comes to the office because it means BBQ for lunch!”


James Kang

Software Engineer

Full stack developer with foundations in hardware/software support, bringing his problem solving skills to software development. Flatiron school graduate. Undisputed champion of Slack giphies. Survivor of numerous and improbable housing disasters.


David Drapkin

Director of Product Strategy

Spent his formative years at Goldman Sachs and now embraces the start-up life in NYC. A long suffering Oakland (Las Vegas) Raiders fan and graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Semi-professional go-kart racer waiting for his shot.


Frank Abissi

Data Scientist

Previously worked in data science and analytics in the travel digital advertising industries. Holds undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mostly harmles, often humorous.


Jeremy Armah

Software Engineer

Software engineer with background in economics/finance. Holds a B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary. Passionate about puzzles and problem solving. Flatiron School graduate. Esports enthusiast. Lifts heavy things for fun.


Pat Cain

Software Engineer

Responsible for construction and optimization of ingest pipelines, as well as maintaining and monitoring data stores and architecture. Holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Ohio Wesleyan University. A die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, and baseball enthusiast. In his free time he enjoys home brewing beer, hiking and poorly attempting to fish.

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