Our Vision

We are committed to achieving our vision of fostering widespread AI adoption by embedding AI-generated insights directly into mission-critical business applications and everyday workflows.

The Leadership Team

Benjamin Harvey, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO

Ben

Dr. Benjamin Harvey is the CEO and Founder of AI Squared, leading a diverse team that integrates AI/ML seamlessly into web-based applications. For a decade, Dr. Harvey served as Chief of Operations Data Science for the NSA.

Dr. Harvey holds a Ph.D. and Masters from Bowie State University, a Cryptologic Computer Science Certificate from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a B.S. in Pre-Medicine/Computer Science from Mississippi Valley State University.

Alvin McClerkin

COO

Alvin

Alvin is the Chief Operating Officer at AI Squared, overseeing internal and external operations. Alvin’s 15-year tenure in the federal government included leading quality assurance programs and operational research across the Department of Energy. Alvin advocates for tech advancements in the fields of AI, cryptocurrency, and gaming.

Alvin holds a B.Sc. in Computer Information Science from Mississippi Valley State University.

Jacob Renn, Ph.D.

Chief Data Scientist

Jacob

Jacob is the Chief Data Scientist at AI Squared and is responsible for coordinating product engineering, development, and research into the next generation of high-performance and trustworthy ML. Jacob’s interests largely focus on building and improving AI algorithms and techniques to expand upon the current state of the art.

Jacob holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a Master’s Degree in Business Analytics from the University of Maryland. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D., Technology from Capitol Technology University.

Michelle Bonat

Chief AI Officer

Michelle

Michelle is the Chief AI Officer at AI Squared. Formerly CTO at JPMorgan Chase, Michelle spearheaded AI innovation for 90 products serving 60 million users, with expertise in scaling data and AI solutions. Michelle boasts 20 years of leadership experience and holds patents in NLP, GraphML, and Neural Networks.

She holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University.

Jimmy Oyeniyi

CRO

Jimmy

Jimmy is the Chief Revenue Officer at AI Squared - with over 20 years of experience in the data and cloud industries, Jimmy now leads AI Squared's sales, marketing, and customer success teams. Before joining AI Squared, Jimmy held sales and marketing leadership positions at Databricks, Informatica, Microsoft, VMWare, and Oracle.

Jimmy has Masters degrees from both the University of London and University of Surrey, an undergraduate degree from Lagos State University, and a CDO Executive Development Certificate from George Mason University.

Sujoy Golan

CPO

Sujoy Golan

Sujoy is the Chief Product Officer & Co-founder at AI Squared. Sujoy was previously the Co-founder & CEO at Multiwoven (acquired by AI Squared), the leading open-source Reverse ETL and data activation platform.

In his career of over 18 years, Sujoy has played leadership roles in high-growth companies that have Asia population-scale user data (Affle/InMobi/Media.net & Flipkart).

Sujoy holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, and a B.S. in Engineering from the Vellore Institute of Technology.

Nagendra Dhanakeerthi

CTO

Nagendra Dhanakeerthi

Nagendra is the Chief Technology Officer at AI Squared, where he spearheads engineering and technology initiatives, specializing in building large-scale distributed systems, data platforms, and AI/ML systems. With over 16 years of experience, he has led engineering teams at companies like Razorpay, Affle, and others.

Nagendra is also a 2x entrepreneur, co-founding companies like Shoffr (acquired by Affle) and Multiwoven (acquired by AI Squared). He draws from his experience in building and scaling technology products to drive AI Squared's technology vision.

He holds a B.Tech in Computer Science and an MBA from the Indian School of Business.

Subin Thattaparambil

SVP of Engineering

Subin Thattaparambil

Subin is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at AI Squared, bringing over 10+ years of experience in building distributed systems and data infrastructure. Subin was previously the Co-founder at Multiwoven which was acquired by AI Squared.

Before joining AI Squared, he held engineering teams at Razorpay and Truecaller. He has a strong interest in building high-performance teams through a culture that emphasizes transparency, customer focus, and bias to action

Subin holds a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum.

Our Investors

Ansa logo Allan-Jean Baptiste
Allan Jean-Baptiste

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Ansa Capital

Nea logo Greg Papadopoulos
Greg Papadopoulos

Venture Partner at NEA

logo Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson Jr.

Former President & CEO of TIAA, Former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Current board member at Alphabet

Partners

Databricks
Miscrosoft for Startups
NSA
Amazon
NVIDIA
Snowflake
John Hopkins University
Tableau Partners
NSF
Microsoft for Startups