Team

Meaningful work. Meaningful relationships.

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David Pogemiller

President & CEO

Started as an economist prior to building products and running businesses. Incredibly proud to have been at Economy.com 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).

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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!”

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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.

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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.

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Claire Baldeck

Data Scientist

Earned a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 2012 and subsequently worked as a postdoc studying ecology and remote sensing. Graduate of the Insight Data Science program in New York City. Ex-Brooklyn, now back to Ohio, and flipping coins to decide where to go next.

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Evan Birns

Analyst

Living his best life while on a gap year from Georgetown. Focused on publishing insights from Boardroom Alpha’s analytics. Loves the Beatles and pictures of people at Penny Lane.

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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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Jim Coppola

Sales Director

Studied Economics and International Relations at NYU and Columbia, then travelled the world in search of clients. Passionate about helping customers generate Alpha and meet their investment goals. Successfully led over USD 20 Billion of client investment portfolios through 2 Financial Crises. Hoping not to repeat that process anytime soon.

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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.

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Yasmine Hartung

Software Engineer

Focused on learning the finer points of French cooking techniques. Flatiron School graduate and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology Engineering from Ben Gurion University. Enjoys long (sanity) walks in NYC.

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Fan Hung

Software Engineer

Backend software and data engineer, Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. Likes neutral and inoffensive things.

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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.

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